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View Poll Results: Christian Bale. Yay or Nay?
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Old 02-28-11, 10:46 AM   #1
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Christian Bale

Yay or Nay! Discuss!
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Old 02-28-11, 11:33 AM   #2
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Old 02-28-11, 11:34 AM   #3
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He was great in Empire of the Sun. Pretty much stunk-on-ice in everything I've seen him in since. (Except for the video when he froke out and used a bunch of cursewords at the hapless best boy/key grip.)
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Old 02-28-11, 11:36 AM   #4
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Old 02-28-11, 11:40 AM   #5
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He was great in Empire of the Sun. Pretty much stunk-on-ice in everything I've seen him in since. (Except for the video when he froke out and used a bunch of cursewords at the hapless best boy/key grip.)
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I have no idea and I haven't watch his movies and/or don't remember him.
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Old 02-28-11, 12:32 PM   #7
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Have you seen, The Machinist?
What he put himself through for that role was astounding.

I don't know that I would want to hang out with the man, but I think he's one hell of an actor.
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Old 02-28-11, 12:46 PM   #8
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Have you seen, The Machinist?
What he put himself through for that role was astounding.

I don't know that I would want to hang out with the man, but I think he's one hell of an actor.
Yup, pretty amazing in that role. It's hard to watch at times knowing that there's no CGI--just one emaciated dude.
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Old 02-28-11, 02:12 PM   #9
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Yup, pretty amazing in that role. It's hard to watch at times knowing that there's no CGI--just one emaciated dude.
Damn good movie - I should try that diet he was on. He's a good actor. Nailed it in The Fighter.
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He's a hottie. I liked him in American Psycho, The Machinist, and a few others.
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Old 02-28-11, 03:25 PM   #11
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+1 on him in American Psycho.
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Really? American Psycho?
I made the mistake of reading the book, and then I saw the movie just because I knew they'd have to water it way, way down. (And they did; curiosity satisfied.) I suppose that wretched book pre-ruined the movie for me.

There are some things you can't unread. (Though I've drunken enough liquor to float a battleship since then in a effort to do so.)
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Dude seemed like a decent enough chap last night. Thought he was going to start crying in his speech.
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Who? Never heard of him. what books did he write?
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Old 02-28-11, 08:32 PM   #16
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Have you seen, The Machinist?
What he put himself through for that role was astounding.

I don't know that I would want to hang out with the man, but I think he's one hell of an actor.
Even more amazing is the fact that his next movie was Batman Begins.
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I like Bale. He's got a couple embarrassing things in his personal life but so does everyone. It takes a Mel Gibson-level of screwing up for me to write off an artist I like.
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Yep. I loved that movie
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I like Bale. He's got a couple embarrassing things in his personal life but so does everyone. It takes a Mel Gibson-level of screwing up for me to write off an artist I like.
Was the name of that movie, They're Here?
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Drop the gravelly growling voice that Bale gets when he puts on the suit. It makes no sense and it's irritating as hell. Otherwise good movies.
+1 that and the stupid dragon movie with Matthew Mconaughey.
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I triple-dog-dare ya to read the book.
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I can't say I've seen any film where he's made a remarkable impression/performance.
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No, really, I can't say I've seen ANY of his films.

EDIT: Okay, I did see Captain Corelli's Mandolin; he played a supporting role in that apparently.
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