My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

American Psycho

BB

(out of 5)


Eighties materialism, fascination with psychotics and sexual frustrations of all kinds have been dealt with many times before this and in many better ways. Mary Harron’s latest does, however, have ‘s dead-on performance as Bret Easton Ellis’ titular hero/villain, and some nifty production design.  The film received controversial attention from activists and censors for its graphic violence and glorification of serial killers, but in the end it was all much ado about nothing: there isn’t enough resembling humanity to be offensive, and it’s all undone by an ending that renders the entire film completely invalid. gives a terrifyingly good performance as a dope fiend who provides Bale with a regular friend.


Am Psycho Productions, Edward R. Pressman Film, Lions Gate Films, Muse Productions, P.P.S. Films, Quadra Entertainment, Universal Pictures

USA/Canada, 2000

Directed by

Screenplay by Mary Harron, , based on the novel by

Cinematography by

Produced by , , ,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

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