American Psycho

Saturday, September 1
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1hr 42mins // directed by:Mary Harron // featuring:Christian Bale, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe and Chloe Sevigny

"I have all the characteristics of a human being: blood, flesh, skin, hair; but not a single, clear, identifiable emotion, except for greed and disgust. Something horrible is happening inside of me and I don't know why. My nightly bloodlust has overflown into my days. I feel lethal, on the verge of frenzy. I think my mask of sanity is about to slip."

Ed Gein, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacey, Jeffrey Dahmer... and now: Patrick Bateman.

Christian Bale portrays seemingly mild-mannered Patrick Bateman, a Vice President at Wall Street firm Pierce & Pierce in the 1980s, who spends most of his office days doodling in his calendar and making reservations at the hottest restaurants in Manhattan. At night he and his coworkers hit the nightclubs, do blow, and casually pick up women in whom they really have no interest. In private, however, Bateman's passions tend more toward the Leatherface variety.