So, this is an article which I hope will get responsive articles, because I’m really quite interested in how most Baleheads stumble across Christian Bale.
In my case, the first film which I watched which he was in was Treasure Island. My mum had taped it off the television, and I was only a tiny little tacker, but it was love at first sight. Yes, Christian Bale was my first crush. Even now, many years later, I am still impressed by his incredible acting prowess at the age of sixteen. Every time the camera turned to him, he managed to completely own the entire screen, a shining star against a backdrop of a whole lot of numbskulls. The movie has this mystical aura to it which I simply adore. I can’t ever watch another version of Treasure Island uncritically. This one ruined them all for me. It’s just that perfect. At the time that I watched it, I didn’t register the whole Christian Bale part, which I’ll get to later, but now, as a fully fledged Balehead, I have had to face the problem of how to get it on DVD before I total my VHS copy from over-watching. First I tried my trusty friend, Amazon, but it let me down (for the first time), and all I could find was...