Thursday, April 28, 2011
Taking in the actor's nose and eyes and cheekbones, I thought to myself, "Wow, Christian Bale is even foxier than usual in this movie!" I thought this repeatedly throughout the first half of the film. Then during a fight scene I thought, "Wow, Christian Bale looks a lot like Eric Bana in this movie." Then, ultimately, two-thirds of the way through the film, "Oh wait, that is Eric Bana. That explains why Christian Bale looks so foxy—he's Eric Bana! Why on earth haven't I featured this glorious bastard on Thrusty Thursday already?"
One thing that made Bana even foxier than normal in Hanna is that he does a lot of running…something about a man running flat-out to exact vengeance or escape peril just gets my motor purring. Run, Eric, run! Breathe heavily and let me sniff your shirt when you finally come to a halt.
For everyone's enjoyment, the Hanna trailer—featuring Eric Bana with a beard, briefly. Nom.
And for those who haven't seen Love the Beast—the documentary about Eric Bana's relationship with his car—here's the trailer for that one: