American Psycho

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TV tonight: Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard are still chaotic parents
The duo return for another series of Sky One comedy Breeders. Plus: a Supervet Special. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

27, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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American Psycho at 20: a vicious satire that remains as sharp as ever
Mary Harron’s divisive adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s novel is a shrewd articulation of the source, with a star-making turn from Christian Bale

Scott Tobias

14, Apr, 2020 @7:50 AM

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Bret Easton Ellis is part dinosaur, part sage. I’m intrigued | Suzanne Moore
He says the reaction to Trump is worse than Trump himself. He refuses to toe the liberal line on race and gender. Where do we position such a writer?

Suzanne Moore

29, Apr, 2019 @5:47 PM

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Bret Easton Ellis: ‘My ability to trigger millennials is insane’
The former enfant terrible of 80s literature is now a self-appointed scourge of victimhood and outrage. He talks about his first book for a decade

Rachel Cooke

28, Apr, 2019 @11:00 AM

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As American Psycho showed me, banning ‘immoral’ books makes them more compelling
My underage reading of Bret Easton Ellis’s novel seemed exciting at the time, but only because it was forbidden

Elle Hunt

12, Nov, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Sarah Polley adapting Margaret Atwood crime novel for Netflix series
The Canadian actor turned writer and director will adapt Atwood’s 1996 book, Alias Grace, into a miniseries, with American Psycho’s Mary Harron directing

Nigel M Smith

21, Jun, 2016 @7:05 PM

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American Psycho's morning ritual: would Patrick Bateman’s routine work today?
The film and novel is a pop graveyard of the 1980s – littered with references to brands, nightclubs and cultural figures that didn’t quite make it out of the decade

Dave Schilling

22, Apr, 2016 @3:44 PM

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American Psycho review – Patrick Bateman sings, strips and slashes
The Wall Street maniac rides again in a musical rich in synth pop and buff bodies, but the meaning of the original novel slides off the slick surroundings

Alexis Soloski

22, Apr, 2016 @2:00 AM

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‘There’s blood on my Burberry!’ – American Psycho causes a splash on Broadway
Audience members for the Broadway musical version of Bret Easton Ellis’s Wall Street fable are regretting not packing Patrick Bateman-style plastic ponchos

12, Apr, 2016 @11:51 AM

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Bret Easton Ellis still stuck with American Psycho after 25 years
‘I will always be defined by Patrick Bateman,’ says author, adding that the psychotic anti-hero would no longer be a fan of Donald Trump

Sian Cain

01, Apr, 2016 @5:00 PM

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Rupert Goold: American Psycho 'is absolutely as pertinent now'
The director, who has brought Bret Easton Ellis’s novel to Broadway, explains why he’s drawn to the dark stories of Patrick Bateman, Faustus and Macbeth

Stuart Miller

24, Mar, 2016 @1:24 PM

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Bret Easton Ellis: today's American Psycho would be an online troll
The author’s novel is now a musical due to make its Broadway debut – prompting Ellis to muse about what the murderous banker would be up to in 2016

David Barnett

11, Mar, 2016 @5:22 PM

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