Review: Cosmopolis (2012)

Upon waking up one morning, Eric Packer (Robert Pattinson), a 29-year-old businessman, decides he needs a haircut. Riding in his white limousine through the streets and suburbs of New York City, Eric comes into contact with all manner of commodities, not least his own innately fractured mind, leading to contemplation, suspense and destruction.

Adapted by writer and director David Cronenberg from Don DeLillo’s divisive novel, Cosmopolis is an introspective, effusive affair about Eric’s own wavering Continue reading “Review: Cosmopolis (2012)”

U.K. Trailer For Cosmopolis

A Dangerous Method, despite its solid cast – Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen – and controversial subject material, failed to entice audiences in the way most David Cronenberg films usually do.

It’s a relief, then, that his latest film, the mysteriously titled Cosmopolis, seems to pack everything in – from extreme violence to obscure surrealism – that one Continue reading “U.K. Trailer For Cosmopolis”

Cosmopolis Poised For June 15 Release In The U.K.

Cosmopolis has been scheduled for a U.K. release on June 15, Launching Films has revealed.

The film, written and directed by iconic cult filmmaker David Cronenberg (Eastern Promises), is based on Don DeLillo’s novel of the same name and stars Robert Pattinson, Jay Baruchel, Paul Giamatti, Juliette Binoche, Samantha Continue reading “Cosmopolis Poised For June 15 Release In The U.K.”

Marilyn Monroe Takes Centre Stage On 65th Cannes Film Festival Poster

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled their poster for this year’s instalment, featuring the one and only Marilyn Monroe.

In its 65th year, the Cannes Film Festival is the world’s most renowned film festival, and is scheduled to run from May 16 – 27, 2012.

Though no films have yet been announced, there’s rumours far and wide that the line-up could include new films by Terrence Malick, Woody Allen, Paul Thomas Continue reading “Marilyn Monroe Takes Centre Stage On 65th Cannes Film Festival Poster”