In American Psycho, Christian Bale plays Patrick Bateman, a vice president at a prominent investment bank. In the beginning of the film, we see Bateman going through his morning routine which involves a excessive maintenance regimen. He uses an ice pack to get rid of puffy eyes and nine separate cosmetic products before explaining “there is an idea of a Patrick Bateman…but there is no real me…I simply am not there” (American Psycho). We later learn that while Bateman is a businessman by day, he is a sociopathic serial killer by night.
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