Christian Bale

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Super bad: who is the greatest ever Marvel supervillain?
Director Taika Waititi reckons it’s Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher in the forthcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. But what about Thanos? Or Loki? And who else is in the running?

Ben Child

06, May, 2022 @10:27 AM

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Kapow! Our writers pick their favorite Batman movie
To celebrate the release of The Batman, Guardian writers have written about their all-time favorite Caped Crusader films from Adam West to Ben Affleck

Peter Bradshaw, Andrew Pulver, Radheyan Simonpillai, Janelle Zara, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Charles Bramesco, Simon Abrams, Luke Holland, Benjamin Lee, Toby Moses, Nicholas Barber and Ben Child

04, Mar, 2022 @7:22 AM

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Lights! Camera! Infraction! Mad Max shows why Hollywood indulges bad behaviour
Charlize Theron felt so threatened by Mad Max co-star Tom Hardy that she asked for a female producer as protection. Yet the industry still relies on film sets being lawless bubbles where you question macho posturing at your peril

Ryan Gilbey

24, Feb, 2022 @6:33 PM

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Adam McKay: ‘Leo sees Meryl as film royalty – he didn’t like seeing her with a lower back tattoo’
After politics in Vice and finance in The Big Short, director McKay is taking on the climate crisis in his star-studded ‘freakout’ satire Don’t Look Up

Steve Rose

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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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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Hear me out: why Equilibrium isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending loathed films is a plea to reconsider 2002’s dour Christian Bale-starring dystopian action thriller

Graeme Virtue

24, May, 2021 @5:16 AM

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Disney announce 10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel series – and new films
Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series, while Chadwick Boseman won’t be replaced for Black Panther sequel

Catherine Shoard

11, Dec, 2020 @9:25 AM

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From Memento to Interstellar: our writers pick their favourite Christopher Nolan films
With the much-anticipated staggered release of Tenet, writers argue why each of Christopher Nolan’s 10 previous films should be seen as his best

Beatrice Loayza, Peter Bradshaw, Benjamin Lee, Wendy Ide, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Noah Gittell, Jordan Hoffman and Steve Rose

27, Aug, 2020 @6:24 AM

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Why Robert Pattinson could be the most exciting Batman in years
The new Caped Crusader says he has found a ‘gap’ to make Batman his own – in contrast to the likes of Val Kilmer’s cheeseball effort

Ben Child

15, May, 2020 @4:38 PM

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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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Christian Bale's new Marvel role could pitch him as the anti-Batman
Eight years after The Dark Knight Rises, the Oscar-winner’s mooted return to comic book movies in Thor: Love and Thunder could offer him the chance to play a truly bombastic baddie

Ben Child

09, Jan, 2020 @2:03 PM

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Le Mans ‘66 review – road race biopic fires on all cylinders
Matt Damon and Christian Bale are on sparky form

Wendy Ide

16, Nov, 2019 @2:59 PM

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