American psycho (2000) - flick pick movie review starring christian bale as patrick bateman this is one of my favorite movies of all time, its dark and hilarious. A review of the 2000 movie american psycho directed by mary harron and starring christian bale on the 20/20 movie reviews website. The bloody banality of american psycho i love movies, too, and i do love american psycho’s movie even though it presents a slightly different approach to the material (odd because so much of it is taken right from the book) talk about missing the point i feel like i read a book review from a tenth grader the book is not just a. Music, film, tv and political news coverage. Movie audiences may love a bloody good serial killer, but american psycho's patrick bateman just doesn't hit the mark michael holden is your guide to the scariest screen slashers the method in my.
Read the empire review of american psycho find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Parents need to know that psycho is one of the scariest movies ever made, even though it's far less explicit than a lot of what's in theaters now still, this is a frightening movie, and judgment should be used about which kids will enjoy it and which will find it disturbing. In both editions, american psycho is an effectively barbed satire of american morals and values, a blacker-than-black comedy that elicits equal parts horror and laughter first and foremost, the movie takes a scathing look at the me first mentality of the mid-to-late-'80s.
American psycho 2 is the ill-fated sequel to the acclaimed 2000 original, even more loosely based on the bret easton ellis novel source material. Moria - the science fiction, horror and fantasy film review [richard scheib. American psycho is a crime, drama, thriller film released in 2000 and directed by dawn sorokolit, mary harron with a runtime of 102 minutes the star actors of american psycho are bill sage, cara seymour, chloë sevigny, christian bale, jared leto, josh lucas, justin theroux, matt ross, samantha mathis, willem dafoe. The ethos in the book is far darker, and in it bateman comes off far less in search of identity and far more pathological but by watering down his personality and lifestyle in the movie, director mary harron has created a film that serves as a critique of the yuppie lifestyle as a nameless, faceless, shallow and delusional one, where your suit manufacturer, apartment size and location, and. American psycho (1,517) imdb 76 102 min 2000 r subtitles and closed captions patrick bateman (christian bale) is a wall street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancée (reese witherspoon.
Psycho is a 1960 american psychological horror film directed and produced by alfred hitchcock, and written by joseph stefano it stars anthony perkins , janet leigh , john gavin , vera miles , and martin balsam , and was based on the 1959 novel of the same name by robert bloch. American chaos antonio lopez 1970: sex fashion & disco armed american psycho synopsis an insane '80s-era yuppie (christian bale) indulges in kinky sex and mayhem movie reviews fan reviews see all fan reviews tell us what you think more info. A movie rated r for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the pg-13 rating would permit an r-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a pg-13 movie would admit. Chris stuckmann reviews american psycho, starring christian bale, justin theroux, josh lucas, reese witherspoon, willem dafoe, chloë sevigny, samantha mathis, jared leto and bill sage directed. American psycho (2000) is directed by mary harron (i shot andy warhol (1996), the notorious bettie page (2005), the moth diaries (2011)) on an estimated $7 million budget grossing $15 million at the box office this movie is rated r for gore, sexuality, and many other demented reasons.
American psycho could be called a personality sketch of a serial killer, but patrick bateman doesn't have a personality his entire existence is a facadethere is an idea of a patrick bateman, he says in a chillingly apathetic voice over. American psycho has 196,214 ratings and 8,438 reviews brian said: jason, an old high school buddy, knew i was in manhattan for a few nights and asked to. Movie reviews reviewed by grendel-37 9 having just finished american psycho, i came to imdb to get some clarification on the ending and it seems i'm not the only one left vaguely adrift by the ambiguous ending i've browsed some of your comments, not all 400+ to be sure but some of them. American psycho has the tendency to be a character in search of a plot, as was the case with the novel, but director mary harron has infused bret easton ellis's tale with so much twisted and neo-farcical psychosis that she's really turned a rambling psychothriller novel tinged with comedy into a ribald satire tinged with thrills the murders in.
Like the bret easton ellis book that it's based on, the ending of mary harron's american psycho is rather ambiguous, and has been a source of debate amongst fans for a long time the narrative. American psycho movie reviews & metacritic score: based on the novel by bret easton ellis and featuring the sounds of huey lewis and other classic early 80s. Christian bale plays the title role in american psycho, which takes an artsy, politically correct attitude toward the perennial slasher movie patrick bateman, the title character, is a cold, competitive wall street executive in the mid-1980s who, throughout most of the movie, goes on a homicidal.