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Christian Bale Wins Best Supporting Actor for 'The Fighter' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Feb 27th 2011 11:04PM
Christian Bale wins Oscar for Supporting Actor, 'The 83rd Annual Academy Awards'In the acting categories, 'The Fighter' started off strong at 'The 83rd Annual Academy Awards' (Sun., 8:30PM on ABC). After Melissa Leo took home an Oscar for Supporting Actress, and dropped the f-bomb all over the stage -- we think it's because she was smitten by Kirk Douglas -- the Supporting Actor Oscar went to her co-star, Christian Bale.

While he did open his speech with the expression, "Bloody hell!" he promised to keep it at least cleaner than his co-star did. "I'm not going to drop the f-bomb like she did," he said of Leo. "I've done that plenty before."

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SAG Award Winners: 'King's Speech,' 'Fighter,' 'Modern Family' Among the Honored (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Jan 31st 2011 10:57AM
Christian Bale, Dickie Eklund on 'SAG Awards' 2011Among the '17th Annual SAG Awards' winners, 'The King's Speech' took top honors for outstanding male actor (Colin Firth) and cast performance.

'The Fighter' won two of its four nominations, as Melissa Leo and Christian Bale received statuettes. Dickie Eklund, the man whom Bale played in the biopic, surprised him onstage. "How do you like me now?" Eklund joked.

In television, notable wins included Betty White for female actor in a comedy series ('Hot in Cleveland'), and Alec Baldwin's fifth consecutive SAG victory for '30 Rock.'

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Killing Justin Bieber on 'South Park' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Nov 11th 2010 10:05AM
Killing Justin Bieber on 'South Park' Well, at last it's come down to this ... a final battle between good and evil. As long as you define "good and evil" in 'South Park' terms, that is.

On the new episode (Wed., 10PM ET on Comedy Central), we follow the continuing adventures of Eric Cartman as "The Coon." Cartman is a self-styled "Batman-esque" caped crusader, and like the Dark Knight, Eric has very clear-cut ideas about what is right and what is wrong.

As Cartman narrates in full-on, hyperbolic Christian Bale-mode, we get the full info about the evil forces that he opposes. "The Coon's" greatest enemies include the following: "hippies," trendy supermarket chain 'Whole Foods' -- and floppy-haired teen sensation Justin Bieber. Now, Cartman must "take out" his greatest enemy. But is he strong enough to stop Mr. Bieber?

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Tracy Jordan goes all Christian Bale on TGS set

by Bob Sassone, posted Feb 6th 2009 4:28PM
Tracy MorganNotice I said Tracy Jordan and not Tracy Morgan, because this audio of a meltdown on the set of NBC's TGS with Tracy Jordan is a takeoff on the Christian Bale meltdown on the set of Terminator: Salvation, which I'm sure everyone has heard by now. If it was Morgan who did it, I guess I would have titled it Tracy Morgan Goes All Christian Bale On 30 Rock Set.

It's pretty funny, though it probably goes on a little bit too long. Jordan is ranting at the cameraman because he dares to film him while he's trying to act. They should actually show this at the end of one of the episodes, or maybe as an extra on the next DVD set. At one point you can even hear Tracy make a reference to TMZ.

It could be a little NSFW, though all of the bad words are bleeped out. For the record, Bale has effin' apologized.

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Right now on Cinematical

by Kona Gallagher, posted Jan 3rd 2009 9:00AM
The folks at our sister site Cinematical are working hard to give you news and reviews of the best -- and worst -- the silver screen has to offer. Here are some of their latest musings on the latest blockbusters, indies, and everything in between:

  • So, if in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Brad Pitt starts off as a tiny old-man, why wouldn't he end up as a giant baby? Cinematical has the answer.
  • When we were in high school, my friends and I got together with a VHS camcorder and made Scream 4. It was pretty amazing. What's weird is that even though we didn't get a film deal, Scream 4 is heading to theaters. Neve Campbell needs a job, people.
  • Granted, I've missed a lot of movies in the theaters this year, but I still think The Dark Knight is one of the best films of the year. What do you think? Check out Cinematical's top 10 list.
  • Hey, want to see something really creepy? Jerry O'Connell and his wife, Rebecca Romijn, are putting her maternity leave to good use by making Mystique and Me, a new Funny or Die video. It's quite funny and quite disturbing.
  • As much as I enjoyed The Dark Knight, I don't think Maggie Gyllenhaal and Christian Bale had a ton of chemistry -- at least not enough to make it onto the Cinematical Seven's Best On-Screen Chemistry of 2008 list.

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Journeyman fans might want to see the new Terminator flick

by Bob Sassone, posted Apr 21st 2008 2:38PM

Moon BloodgoodDid you even know there was going to be a fourth film in the Terminator series? Yup, and it's going to star Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, and Anton Yelchin (Huff and Chekov in the new Star Trek movie). Sorry, Arnold Schwarzenegger is busy being the Governor of California, but there another name added to the cast, and what a cool name it is.

Moon Bloodgood, who played Livia in Journeyman and Rita in the short-lived Daybreak, is about to sign on to the new sci-fi movie, Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins. The film will be directed by McG (he directed the Charlie's Angels big screen movie) and is the first film in a planned trilogy. Bale will play John Connor (currently played by Thomas Dekker on FOX's The Sarah Connor Chronicles)., fighting evil robots after most of mankind has been destroyed. I have no idea if this plot will make sense with what is currently going on in the FOX show (or in the previous movies, for that matter), but thinking too much about all of it will give you a headache anyway, so just accept whatever happens.

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