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Cosmopolis Movie Preview: Cronenberg & Pattinson Roll The Dice – Part 1 & Part 2


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It is, on the surface, the most improbable of creative collaborations. Teen idol Robert Pattinson linking up with David Cronenberg, regent of body horror cinema and the man who made Geena Davis give birth to a maggot in The Fly. Both men can be seen to be gambling, spying greater rewards ahead. But can an adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis deliver the payoff each desires?

Pattinson and Cronenberg, Cronenberg and Pattinson – it is a combination which becomes scarcely less surprising each time you see it there before you. One is often cited as the greatest Canadian director of all-time and indeed one of the most important and influential in global terms too, with a Légion d’honneur and the Cannes Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award, the Carosse d’Or, amongst his galaxy of accolades.

To be fair, the much-younger other has accumulated his own fair share of trophies as well, although his, to date, have tended to be more of the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss variety, as opposed to prestigious cultural honours from the French government. True also to say that he enjoys a far less unilaterally positive critical reputation than his new directorial mentor.


You can read the rest part 1 of the article here & Part 2 of the article here .

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Veteran producer and Alfama boss Paulo Branco -Paul Giamatti and Juliette Binoche have also joined the cast.





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Robert Pattinson Won’t Star in ‘Dark Arc’

Many outlets are circulating a rumor that Robert Pattinson has signed on for his next movie.

According to reports on sites like Glamour UK, the Twilight star and Emma Watson “are to get steamy in a lusty new art-house flick” called Dark Arc, the remake of a 2004 release.

Casey Affleck is supposedly in discussions to complete the film’s “love triangle” connecting an artist, a graphic designer and their muse.

However, the growing speculation online is not correct.

Pattinson is not involved.

A representative for Pattinson tells Gossip Cop the report is “untrue.”


‘The Bad Mother’s Handbook’ Available To Order

The Bad Mother’s Handbook is now available in the US. It can be ordered from Amazon. Click here

South African fans can order it from Take2. Just make sure to select the UK import , it’s a region 2 DVD and play on most SA DVD players. Click here.

It’s also available to order in the UK. Click here .

Robert Pattinson Is Sweet In “The Bad Mother’s Handbook”

Before Robert Pattinson won the adoration the world’s teenagers for playing Edward Cullen in “The Twilight Saga””The Bad Mother’s Handbook” is finally due to be released on August 24.

Pattinson stars as Daniel Gale, a teen who is in love with Charlotte Cooper (Holly Grainger). However, things take an interesting turn for Daniel when he discovers Charlotte may be pregnant.

Meanwhile, as the nine months pass, the young man gets to know Charlotte’s family, which includes her mother, Karen (Catherine Tate), who gave birth to her daughter when she was a teenager as well.

Although Pattinson is best known for starring in “Twilight,” there are plenty of other films that fans of his work may enjoy. In fact, the tearjerker “Remember Me,” which also stars Emilie de Ravin, was just released on DVD.

The talented performer also starred in the independent drama “Little Ashes,” in which he played the renowned Spanish artist Salvador Dali.ADNFCR-2673-ID-19927386-ADNFCR

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Robert Pattinson – Bad Mothers Handbook

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Being pasty, mopey and filled with indescribable longing isn’t just for sparkly vampires anymore.

Twilight‘s Robert Pattinson shows off his acting chops in The Bad Mother’s Handbook, a 2007 BBC family drama in which the future Edward Cullen plays a super uncomfortable, scarf-wearing nerd—and is totally adorable at it, sigh—who begins a sweet romance with a pregnant classmate.

Hitting DVD on Aug. 24, on the heels of Eclipse, the film also stars Dr. Who‘s Catherine Tate, which adds immeasurably to its potent combination of nerd-chic and romantic angst. Check out some of the R.Pattziest parts in the clip above.

*** The Bad Mother Handbook is already available in the UK. If you live in South Africa you can order it from Take2. They will import it for you from the UK. You can order it here from Take2 .

The Summerhouse Selected For A Competition At UK’s 2010 Rushes Soho Short Film Festival

July 1969, man takes a giant leap, while a young girl takes her own small step… A young girl flees to France to forget her boyfriend; first his letters pursue her, then he himself follows her there. During a party to celebrate the moon landing she takes her own small step…
Based on a short story by Ian Beck ‘The Summer House’. Starring Talulah Riley and Robert Pattinson.

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