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Christian Bale
Actor, Terminator: Salvation (2009)
Baleís belligerent, resentful facial expression is that of a stunned ox, or a vexed moose, or a rhino that thinks itís overheard someone calling its mum a slag.
(Peter Bradshaw, Guardian)
Christian Bale is surprisingly poor as John Connor, whoís grown up to become the most prominent member of the human resistance to machines that have done their utmost by 2018 to cull humanity from our planet. He scowls, growls and howls, but we never know much about him. Baleís much-publicised tantrum against the filmís lighting cameraman may well have been born out of frustration at his own performance. Itís robotic, his worst since his wooden fisherman in Captain Corelliís Mandolin. He clearly needs a rest, and on this evidence should spend more time reading scripts before he agrees to perform them.
(Chris Tookey, Daily Mail)
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