Tag Archives: Christian Bale

The Tellyvangelist: Feb. 21-27

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.

WATCH: 25 Years of Christian Bale in Clips

Forget all his amazing performances and that he’s up for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar this year for The Fighter. Here’s my favorite fact about the Welsh-born Christian Bale: his stepmother is Gloria Steinem, the feminist ...

Christian Bale Might Star in ‘Machinist’ Director’s ‘Concrete Island’

Christian Bale — current Oscar frontrunner for playing a crackhead, washed-up boxer in David O. Russell‘s The Fighter — is planning his next transformation.

David Mitchell: UK Actors Should Stick to Villains, Not Superheroes

Leave it to David Mitchell, star of Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, to give his own humorously cantankerous but thoughtful take on things. His target this week: Britain’s monopoly on America’s leading superhero ...

Christian Bale Has Some ‘Unfinished Business’ With Mom and Sister

Christian Bale has been all smiles since grabbing Best Supporting Actor trophies at both the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his portrayal of Dicky Eklund in The Fighter.

A Half-Century After the Beatles, Is Another British Invasion Underway?

Is this all some sort of post-colonial payback? Has a gang of rogue Brits suddenly descended upon Hollywood and replaced our American-born gods with UK ones?

‘Tudors’ Star Henry Cavill Becomes Latest Brit To Land Superhero Part

British actors are putting a stranglehold on Hollywood’s superhero roles. There’s Christian Bale as Batman, and more recently, The Social Network star Andrew Garfield has taken over for Tobey Maguire in the Spider-Man ...

Oscar Nominations: ‘The King’s Speech’ Leads with 12

The King's Speech dominated this morning's (January 25) Oscar nominations, with 12 total nominations, including ones for Colin Firth (watch our interview), Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, and director Tom Hooper. Christian Bale received recognition for The Fighter, but there are some notable British snubs this year.

British Hopefuls For This Year’s Oscar Nominations

Movie fans will want to wake up early tomorrow. At 8:30 a.m.

The Golden Globes: How Did the Brits Fare?

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards were handed out this evening. Ricky Gervais hosted for the second year in a row in a performance that was criticized as “mean-spirited” and “uncomfortable” by some.