Christian Bale’s career has been marked by great characters on the big screenfor which it has been prepared to the extreme of radically change your body. In his extensive career, he stood out as Bruce Wayne, the Batman of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy with “Batman Begins”, “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises”, along with figures such as Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson , Gary Oldman, Kate Holmes, Morgan Freenman, and Heath Ledger.
Thus, it was considered as one of the best batmans to have appeared on the big screen. His talent is, without a doubt, one of the most unique in the industry.
One of his most celebrated works was the one he did in “american psycho” (“American Psycho” in its original language), the tape of Mary Harron who starred in 2000a violent and disturbing story about his addicted serial killer himself.
WHAT IS “AMERICAN PSYCHOPATH” ABOUT?
The film, based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellisit focuses on Patrick Bateman, a businessman immersed in the boring bureaucracy of his office. He is trapped in that world of double mirrors in which everyone shows off his successes and luxuries.
The protagonist is, above all, a narcissist. He obsessively takes care of his image, contemplates himself daily and seeks to eliminate any imperfection. The character’s exercise and grooming routine is carried out to the smallest detail.
His life changes when, first, murder a beggar and a dog in the streetafter trying to give it, he asks for money, and then does the same, but using an ax, with Paul Allen, a colleague who hated.
“American Psycho” It is a horror story, with a very subtle humor, with a special development in the excesses and impulses of Bateman, in terms of sexuality and evil.. Her look at reality is distorted to such an extent that she is mistaken for her identity.both his own and his victims.
The film perfectly builds and portrays that unhealthy look at the success of capitalist society. Bale’s impressive performance gives body and voice to that monster that hides in the most boring offices of the dizzying social ascent.
WHO ARE THE ACTORS AND CHARACTERS OF “AMERICAN PSYCHOPATH”?
- Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman
- Reese Witherspoon as Evelyn Williams
- Chloe Sevigny as Jean
- Justin Theroux as Timothy Bryce
- Josh Lucas as Craig McDermott
- Bill Sage as David Van Patten
- Matt Ross as Luis Carruthers
- Jared Leto as Paul Allen
- Samantha Mathis as Courtney Rawlinson
- Willem Dafoe as Detective Donald Kimball
- Cara Seymour as Christie
- Guinevere Turner as Elizabeth
- Krista Sutton as Sabrina
- Reg E Cathey as Al
- Catherine Black as Vanden
- Anthony Lemke as Marcus Halberstram
- Stephen Bogaert as Harold Carnes
HOW TO SEE “AMERICAN PSYCHOPATH”?
The movie “american psycho”, directed by Mary Harron, is available in the catalog of Amazon Prime Video. You can see the tape, online, at this link.