Actor Christian Bale probably has more fans in Tokyo than at home in the U.K., given the splash that "Velvet Goldmine" had in this "visual-kei" obsessed town. Fans of the fey beautiful boy Bale played in that film, though, may be surprised to see him pumped up and wielding a mean chain saw in "American Psycho." In town to promote the film, Bale talked about his experience of playing modern literature's most notorious killer.

On his attraction to the film:

When I called Mary Harron, I just opened the conversation by saying, "Look Mary, I find this script is one of the funniest scripts that I've ever read. So should we stop talking immediately?" To which she said, no, that's the whole point. She feels that's what most people miss about the book.