Christian Bale doesn't like films

Christian Bale has admitted he doesn't really like watching films and prefers "music, art, literature and comedy" to the movie genre.

Christian Bale
Christian Bale

Christian Bale doesn't like watching movies.

The 41-year-old actor doesn't think he would make a very good director because he isn't passionate enough about film as a genre, and says his current career is interesting to him because he is fascinated by people.

Bale - who is married to Sibi Blazic - said: "I have to confess, I don't really like films enough to be a director. I like people. I like to study people and that's what I like with acting.

"For me, music, art, literature, comedy, I'll choose all of those before I go and see a film. I think in that case, I'm not the right person to be a director. You should really love, love, love film to be a director.

"And for me, I really, really love studying people, so I think it's alright that I'm an actor. But I don't think I'm the right person for a director."

Bale is known for being a serious person but admits that in his latest movie 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' - in which he plays Old Testament Biblical figure Moses, who led the Jewish slaves out of Egypt - he did all he could to make co-star Aaron Paul laugh so his fake facial hair fell off.

Speaking in the new issue of Loaded magazine, he said: "I said no glue on the face because it makes it so you can't move. Aaron had a glue moustache and beard and I would purposefully make him laugh and the moustache would pop off."

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