Christian Bale Smiles At ‘Terminator’ Premiere In Japan Despite Reviews

Critics have been less than kind with their treatment of Terminator Salvation, claiming that Christian Bale’s performance is lackluster.

Citing Bale’s unnaturally deep voice he uses for his portrayal of John Connor, they also point out that his character seems overly grim.

However, you would never know from the big smile on Christian’s face here at the Japanese premiere for the summer action flick. Acting skills at work, people!

Gallery Info: Christian Bale, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anton Yelchin, Moon Youngblood, McG and Kazuhiro Kiyohara?? at the Terminator Salvation premiere in Japan.