American Psycho + Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

American Psycho + Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
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Michael's underhanded double feature. Murderous character studies in transgressive fiction. American Psycho and director Mary Harron. Female...

Posted July 28, 2011
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
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Michael’s underhanded double feature. Murderous character studies in transgressive fiction. American Psycho and director Mary Harron. Female directors. Covering Christian Bale. Miles Fisher’s video for This Must Be the Place. What’s terrifying about American Psycho? Ending revelations and how they inform characters who aren’t Patrick Bateman. Characters in shared fiction. Empire Magazine 20th Anniversary Pictures. Gmail. Chicago diner chains. How Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer was made. Henry Lee Lucas. Voyeurism and long takes. Rebecca Watson and Team Human. Cynacism. Us or them. Selling agony: the worst thing that could possibly happen to a human being.

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Miles Fisher American Psycho music video “This Must Be the Place”

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American Psycho

American Psycho


Released: April 14, 2000
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Director: Mary Harron
Writer: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Starring: Christian Bale, Jared Leto, Chloe Sevigny, Willem Dafoe, Guinevere Turner

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer


Released: January 5, 1990
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Director: John McNaughton
Writer: John McNaughton, Richard Fire
Starring: Michael Rooker, Racy Arnold, Tom Towles, Donna Dunlap

A character study of "Henry," based on the lies of actual killer Henry Lee Lucas.

 
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