Sound Bite: Christian Bale Liked coming back
Coming back for this yeah absolutely. I, coming back because I know that Chris is going to make it better.
Sound Bite: Christian Bale Talking about the director
Yeah he credits the audience with intelligent. He doesn’t just give us an action movie which has A. great stunts and special effects what dose that mean who gives a damn that is in every movie now. They’re wonderful but they are only wonderful in the context of a good story and you have a hell of a good story.
Sound Bite: Christian Bale Co-stars
Fantastic. Fantastic cast. (talking) Exactly, you know I mean look it’s a directors medium, everything eventually falls to him you know. I play my part but it is a piece of the puzzle that he puts together that piece of the puzzle so ultimately look, he deserves the credit completely any director deserves the credit completely if the movie is fantastic it’s because of him, if it fails miserably it’s because of him as well. You know the point, the finger is always pointed at him you know.
Sound Bite: Christian Bale Gotham looks like a real city, you see more this time.
Yeah absolutely, we wanted to do that more so than the first one, you know. I think I think that Chris was able to prove uhm uh uh uh that he could achieve what he was talking about with the first one and so here with the second one he got given kinda free reign of you do whatever you need to do and he wanted to make the city more realistic, you know the characters more realistic.
Sound Bite: Christian Bale did you do your own stunts
Uhm all of fighting completely which was possible not only because I knew better the Casey fighting method but also because of the new advanced Bat suit I was able to . The other Bat suit you actually had to fight against the suit in order to be able to do the moves, this one it worked in coordination with it, I was more mobile I could move myself uhm, I like doing as any stunts as I can. Buster my double who is fantastic I’m quite happy to let him do the stunts where he is flying uh you know 30miles an hour into a concert pillar, uh if he’s jumping off of a five story building and landing on top of a car, yeah I ain’t going to be doing those ones, but with the fighting and with the standing on top of the Sears tower and stuff like that then those ones I am going to own myself.
Sound Bite: Christian Bale What did you think of Heath’s performance after his death
Just phenomenal, fantastic, he immersed himself completely he disappears inside of it, I have no idea if Chris decides to make a third one how on earth we are going to up the ante for the uh adversary for that one because Heath just kind of defined it uh for that, uh he did the best portrayal of the Joker I have ever seen uhm and uh just raised wonderful ethical questions and uh was just uh incredible talent. (talking) Uh well with ethical questions of him raising a mirror to uh the hypocrisy of peoples moralities uh of uh of uh they have a price they can be bought you know and when it is inconvenient they have to sacrifice for themselves suddenly they are not so heroic you know and he he enjoyed that game, that’s what the Joker was showing and he he he he believed that he could also find a point in which Batman would break uhm and loved finding the Batman was just as uncompromising as him but with the one point that Batman does have a weak point because he does have morality and he will not kill and the Joker does not have that rule uhm at all and he came very close to testing Batman with that rule and would he break that one cardinal rule or his.
Description: "The Dark Knight" Junket Christian Bale Interview HRN-2434
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