Posts tagged "Christian Bale"

Hammering Out… American Hustle

Hammering Out… American Hustle
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: American Hustle. Julie: Not American Hutsell, the unauthorized Melanie Hutsell biopic I was told we’d be seeing. American Hustle is the shiny new thing that all the critics are excited about. They’re like magpies. “Ooh! Fruitvale... Read more »

The Fire Rises: Nolan Concludes His "Dark Knight" Trilogy in Stunning, Spectacular Fashion

The Fire Rises: Nolan Concludes His "Dark Knight" Trilogy in Stunning, Spectacular Fashion
First things first, The Dark Knight Rises is not The Dark Knight.  Check those expectations at the door.  Heath Ledger is gone, and nobody will ever replace his iconic Joker.  The Dark Knight is a modern masterpiece and was robbed of a Best Picture Oscar (to say nothing of a nomination even).  Christopher Nolan set... Read more »

MUST WATCH: The Batman Complex

I have to give a shout out to my good buddy Matt Campobasso who showed me this today.  In an ingenious bit of having waaaaaay too much time on your hands, the fan who made this fake trailer took bits of Inception, The Machinist, The Dark Knight, and Batman Begins, among others, and cooked up a... Read more »
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Top 10 Least Sexy "Sexy" Male Movie Characters

Top 10 Least Sexy "Sexy" Male Movie Characters
Fellow ChicagoNow blog, Lists That Actually Matter, posted recently about the least sexy female characters.  I was inspired to give the guys equal time.  And then some.  Because I love thinking about things that make me want to puke all afternoon. Get ready to be sooo turned…off. One of my friends suggested Mr. Big from Sex and... Read more »