One of Christian Bale’s most iconic performances is as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. The movie is one of Bale’s breakthrough roles and garnered the actor almost unanimous acclaim for his talent. It was a role that paid off big time for the future Batman, as it brought the star even more recognition.
A contract killer, a psycho killer, a crime boss, a man out for revenge, a fraudster, a greedy stockbroker. These and many other negative portrayals in cinema have made crime movies one of the most fascinating and heart-thumping genres of all time. They may be anyone from lowly criminals to sophisticated fraudsters. Still, the way they play their roles and captivate the audiences is enough for crowds to throng the theaters to catch a glimpse of crime stories that keep audiences on the edge of their seats when they are inside and in awe of a story well told when they are outside. In this list we’ve lined up for you, we bring you 10 brilliant and captivating crime movies that were crowd pullers. We will also tell you why! And although we cannot discuss every mind-blowing scene in each of these movies, we do bring you one iconic scene from each of these movies that played its part in the success of the film. So ready yourself for a scintillating ride that will take you through some of the best crime movies out there. And if you still haven’t watched any of them, we suggest you do so right away, for, in this particular realm, crime does pay!
It might sound obvious, but a film getting nominated for an Oscar doesn’t automatically make it good.In fact, there have been numerous deserving films over the years that were somehow overlooked by the Academy.Sure, it’s easy to assume that certain films don’t get nominated because they’re not what Oscar voters would usually go for, but there have been some surprises in the past.For example, pretty much every new superhero film earns a nomination thanks to the technical or makeup categories, while random animated films are acknowledged most likely because of the low number on offer in a certain year.This...
"American Psycho" is a cult classic film based on the book of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. The film stars Christian Bale, who was relatively unknown in 2000. He was joined by Willem Dafoe, Samantha Mathis, Jared Leto, Reese Witherspoon, and Josh Lucas, who all delivered stellar supporting performances. The story follows Patrick Bateman (Bale), a soulless businessman who uses his power and authority to engage in a bloody rampage across a city that results in countless deaths and extreme scenes of violence. Bateman shows little signs of slowing down and gets far more extreme in his psychosis, at one point being told by an ATM to feed it a stray cat.
Dexter Morgan is America’s favorite fictional serial killer. Now many years after Dexter originally aired, Michael C. Hall is back in his titular tole for the revival. Dexter definitely has a morbid sense of humor. The series once referenced the mysterious thriller film American Psycho in a subtle way that fans might have missed.
Costa Georgiadis and Wendy Harmer lead celebrity tributes for Gardening Australia host Peter Cundall
Celebrities are pouring in after the news that Australian garden expert Peter Cundall has passed away at the age of 94. Peter, who hosted the ABC TV show Gardening Australia for 18 years, died after a short illness and was surrounded by family, who have asked the media to publish the announcement of his death without photos.
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It’s not that Patrick Bateman from American Psycho is the type of character that readers love and root for. But there’s something about Bateman’s depraved mind that is intriguing. You don’t want these characters to win out in the end, but you want them to stick around long enough to spend some time inside their heads, a place that is sometimes thrilling and sometimes dangerous. If you’re looking for thriller books to read with characters like Patrick Bateman and books like American Psycho, check out the eight thrillers on this list.
'The Pale Blue Eye': Christian Bale-Led Netflix Horror Movie Adds Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall, and More to Cast
Upcoming Netflix film The Pale Blue Eye has announced the rounding out of its cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Scott Cooper (Hostiles, Antlers)-written and directed production has brought on Gillian Anderson (The Crown, The X-Files), Robert Duvall (Apocalypse Now, The Judge), and Timothy Spall (The Last Bus, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban). Already set to star along the newly announced actors will be Christian Bale (American Psycho, The Fighter) and Harry Melling (The Queen’s Gambit, the Harry Potter franchise).
An orb is a simple but powerful object. The crystal spheres — which are typically used to predict the future — can beget awe, mystique, and even sometimes fear, depending on the kinds of omens they bring. Orbs have long been the stuff of fantasy stories, and now, the magical object has become the star of a popular new meme.
Christian Bale has a long history of changing his body to suit a movie he’s working on. The Oscar-winning actor doesn’t hesitate to put on a ton of extra weight or become wildly thin to play a specific character. One of the earliest instances of this dedication was his role in 2000’s American Psycho. And Bale has spoken out about how much he hated the process of getting in shape to play Patrick Bateman. Here’s why.
Every Christmas, we all turn on the television to watch the beloved classic about a man who, face to face with the ruinous cruelty of capitalism, loses his own sense of self before a good angel reassures him of his essential innocence. I’m speaking, of course, of American Psycho. And,...
Total War: Warhammer 3 is looking pretty sick, thanks to a new reveal of the grinning gruesome germlords of Nurgle’s army. Nurgle’s forces are living large and in charge (of the plagues that will end the world), and with the roster newly revealed, we’re taking a closer look at the cream of the crop, the tip of the top, the daemonic versions of Paul Allen from American Psycho, although instead of having a nearly identical business card, they have pustules, crustules, pestilence, and a joie de vivre that can’t be beat.
With a depressed cop, a troubled war veteran and general blue-collar gloom and doom, we’ve seen this cliche-heavy drama a thousand times – and Mare of Easttown is a hard act to follow