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"American Psycho" is a 2000 American psychological black comedy film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis's novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Samantha Mathis, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux, and Reese Witherspoon. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000, and was released theatrically on April 14, 2000. The film received generally positive reviews and was a financial success with critics mainly praising the screenplay and Christian Bale's performance.

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Google previewThe Cambridge Introduction to Postmodern Fiction (2009)

by Bran Nicol

American Psycho is an urgent, heartfelt critique of our affectless culture. Its credentials as such are absolutely clear, in fact. The novel's third epigraph is a couplet from a song by the band Talking Heads (surely, we suspect, much more to Ellis's ...

Google previewNorman Mailer's Later Fictions (2010)

Ancient Evenings Through Castle in the Forest by John Whalen-Bridge

American Psycho is an extreme and maximal form ofthis “postmodern” impulse to inventorise (Frow 27–28), and it is this extremity that qualitatively distinguishes it from Mailer's contract whodunit. Paradoxically, the Mailer text that most closely ...

Google previewSorry! (2013)

The English and Their Manners by Henry Hitchings

Curiously, one of the three epigraphs to Bret Easton Ellis's notoriously grisly novel American Psycho is a quotation from Miss Manners: One of the major mistakes people make is that they think manners are only the expression of happy ideas.

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

Fox, Martin Sheen director: Rob Reiner American Psycho: 4 film 5 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater (2007)

by Fran Mason

has interpenetrating narratives that again blend past and present in a story 6 ' AMERICAN PSYCHO about the Renaissance alchemist and astrologer.

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1906)

American Psycho logical Association,,— President, Prof. Mary Whlton Calkins, WelHsley College; Secretary and Treasurer , ...

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