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Christian Bale: There’s Method to his madness…

By Alexander Fiske-Harrison  

Sitting in rainy Seville, researching for a book on bullfighting (see my blog here), I have been out of the loop on the world of theatre and film until the Prospect office sent me a hilarious recording of Christian Bale’s unfortunate on-set meltdown (which can be heard here at The Times). The rumour is that it was aimed at the director of photography (DP), which is a little unusual given the respect the head of the visual chain-of-command is usually accorded. However, Bale was clearly…

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