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'American Hustle' named Best Film at SAG Awards

'American Hustle' named Best Film at SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The stars of the 1970s-set con artist comedy "American Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in Los Angeles Saturday.
'12 Years a Slave' wins top Critics' Choice Awards

'12 Years a Slave' wins top Critics' Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave" was declared the Best Film of 2013 at the Critics' Choice Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Thursday night.
'Gravity,' 'Hustle' each earn 10 Oscar nominations

'Gravity,' 'Hustle' each earn 10 Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field with 10 nods apiece when Oscar nominations were announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams win Golden Globe Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams win Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- "American Hustle" was named Best Comedy or Musical Film at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Golden Globe Awards get started in Los Angeles

Golden Globe Awards get started in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The 71st Golden Globes Awards ceremony is under way in Los Angeles, with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler serving as co-hosts for the second consecutive year.
'Gravity' leads with 11 British Film Award nominations

'Gravity' leads with 11 British Film Award nominations

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Director Alfonso Cuaron's space epic "Gravity" earned 11 nominations for British Academy Film Awards in London Wednesday.
Bradley Cooper talks about his 'American Hustle' look

Bradley Cooper talks about his 'American Hustle' look

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Actor Bradley Cooper says he and director David O. Russell gave a lot of thought to that tight, curly hairdo his FBI agent character, Richie DeMasso, sports in the 1970s-set dramedy, "American Hustle."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
At year's end: 2013 was an outstanding year at the cinema

At year's end: 2013 was an outstanding year at the cinema

2013 was an outstanding year for movies with a slate chock-full of thought-provoking, fact-inspired dramas, including "42," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "12 Years a Slave," "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Philomena," "Saving Mr. Banks," "Lone Survivor," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "The Dallas Buyers Club."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' up for 13 Critics' Choice Awards

'12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' up for 13 Critics' Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" tied with 13 nods each when the Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations were announced Monday in Los Angeles.
Bale reunites with 'Fighter' director Russell for 'American Hustle'

Bale reunites with 'Fighter' director Russell for 'American Hustle'

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Actor Christian Bale, who won an Oscar for his performance in David O. Russell's film "The Fighter," says he jumped at the chance to work with the writer-director again on "American Hustle."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Captain Phillips' earn Golden Globe nods

'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Captain Phillips' earn Golden Globe nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush" were nominated for the Best Drama Film Golden Globe in Los Angeles Thursday.
'Frozen' ices 'Catching Fire's box-office dominance

'Frozen' ices 'Catching Fire's box-office dominance

Dec. 8 (UPI) -- "Frozen" pushed past mega-hit "Catching Fire" at the weekend box office.
Kate Stanton
Ben Affleck knows what people are saying about him on the Internet

Ben Affleck knows what people are saying about him on the Internet

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck says he is aware of the backlash regarding his casting as Batman in a forthcoming film, but the U.S. actor insists he is tough and can take it.
Ben Affleck to play Batman/Bruce Wayne

Ben Affleck to play Batman/Bruce Wayne

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck is to play Batman opposite Henry Cavill's Superman in the first big-screen pairing of the superheroes, Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio announced.

Batman and Superman to star in 2014 film

SAN DIEGO, July 21 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. Pictures has announced at Comic-Con in San Diego that Superman will team with Batman in an upcoming 2014 film.
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Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale poses with his Oscar at the 83rd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 27, 2011. UPI/Phil McCarten
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Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. Best known for his roles in American films, Bale has starred in both big budget Hollywood films and the smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

Bale first caught the public eye at the age of 13, when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. He played an English boy who is separated from his parents and subsequently finds himself lost in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. He is notable for portraying Bruce Wayne in the Batman films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, as well as yuppie serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho.

In 2010, Bale played Dicky Eklund in the biopic The Fighter. He earned extensive critical acclaim for his role and won several accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.

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