The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Tag Archives: Christian Bale

Shallow Slaughter: ‘American Psycho: The Musical’ West Coast premiere at Ray of Light

RoL’s excellent cast and crew almost save Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s impotent take on the controversial story. Almost.

Saturday, 18 May, 2019 · 1 Comment

Return of the White Savior Western: ‘Hostiles’

The casting of actual Native American actors can’t hide the film’s hypocritical racism and clichéd storytelling.

Thursday, 4 January, 2018 · 6 Comments

Weak ‘Promise’

This infamous dark period of history is given an unfortunately mediocre film interpretation.

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fake it ‘til you Make it double-feature: ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

Two tales of American greed by renowned American directors shows which is truly worthy of acclaim. (SPOILER: It’s Scorsese.)

Wednesday, 15 January, 2014 · Leave a comment