• "There’s nothing in the world but other people."
  • "You lack of humor, Mr. Packer."
  • "I want a haircut.... The President’s in town...We don’t care. We need a haircut. We need to go cross-town."
  • "Let it express itself.... What. Do nothing.... Let it express itself. "
  • There was no friend he loved enough to harrow with a call. What was there to say? It was a matter of silences, not words.
  • "You need to be inflamed, don’t you?"
  • "Money makes time. It used to be the other way around."
  • "... But the phenomenon of reputation is a delicate thing. A person rises on a word and falls on a syllable."
  • "You will hit traffic that speaks in quarter inches. "
  • "Because I stink. Smell me."
  • "Talent is more erotic when it's wasted.... What did I mean?"
  • "The importance of the lopsided, the thing that's skewed a bit."
  • "Any special reason we’re in the car instead of the office? .... What makes you think we’re in the car instead of the office? "
  • "I want to eat lunch. You want to eat lunch. We’re people in the world. We need to eat and talk. "
  • "Good. I'm hungry for something thick and chewy."
  • "Move a little left.... Move a little left? .... There. Nice. Perfect."
  • "A specter is haunting the world - The specter of capitalism."
  • "I never seen such ratty hair on a human... I woke up this morning and knew it was time....You knew where to come. "
  • "What. You don't know this?"
  • "Today you are crèmed by the master."
  • "Is this what I wanted? Tell me what you wanted. Duck consommé with an herb twist."
  • "Holes are interesting. There are books about holes."
  • "The urge to destroy is a creative urge."
  • "There’s a poem I read where the rat becomes the unit of currency."
  • "I smell sex all over you. "
  • "We die, Jane, on weekends. People. It happens. We die because it’s the weekend."
  • "You will have to draw your weapon. Let me see the thing."
  • "People eat and sleep in the shadow of what we do."
  • When he died he would not end. The world would end.
  • "Your whole waking life is a contradiction."
  • "Destroy the past, make the future."
  • "That's my peanuts you smell."
  • "How old are you? Now that you’re not younger than everyone else?"
  • "A haircut has what. Associations. Calendar on the wall. Mirrors everywhere."
  • "The present is harder to find."
  • "Nancy Babich."

Critics’ High Praise for Robert Pattinson’s Career-Making Performance in ‘Cosmopolis’ (Collected Quotes, last update 2/2/14)

Best of 2012 Lists: Cosmopolis Critical Acclaim for Cosmopolis Robert Pattinson Robert Pattinson - New Horizons

All through 2012, films critics raved about Robert Pattinson’s performance. This post will leave the reader with no doubt about that. We first have a convincing short-story, in a very impressive list of adjectives collectively used to describe Rob’s achievement playing Eric Packer. Following that is the longer-story- well worth the time- of direct quotes from top critics and bloggers.

“Cosmopolis’ one of (#15) The Film Stage’s “Top 50 Films of the Decade” (so far)

Best of 2012 Lists: Cosmopolis

I couldn’t be more pleased to add this to this site. Thank you Peter Labuza for again giving this film your eloquent attention and visibility.

I’ve added this to my 85 “Best of 2012″ lists made by this film, even though it’s in a list for the past five years of cinema!


VIDEO: Caitlin Cronenberg’s directorial debut – @PlateausThe music video

Caitlin Cronenberg Video

Just after a minute in, I started to smile watching Caitlin Cronenberg’s directing debut. At 3 minutes in, that grin went from ear-to-ear. See the man- her Dad!

Very nice job director Cronenberg!
My directorial debut is finally here! Check out the music video I directed for @PlateausThe #YNGLUV! http://t.

Film Grab: Posts Archive of Stills “from the best films ever” – here’s Cosmopolis


I’ve noticed this site before, and I noticed they recently added screencaps of Cosmopolis to their site!

Here’s the link to view what they have. The gallery you see starts with this picture of Rob at the top, and at the bottom is a running slideshow. In between is the gallery where you can click on any pic you want.

@PicPerfectStill Tweets a Cosmopolis Pic – Diner Window

Official Stills Robert Pattinson Sarah Gadon

Nice to see this in my TL:

Source: @PicPerfectStill

Don Delillo To Be Honored At Sixth Annual Norman Mailer Center Benefit Gala October 27, 2014

Don DeLillo

Don Delillo, Billy Collins, And Katrina vanden Heuvel To Be Honored At Sixth Annual Norman Mailer Center Benefit Gala October 27, 2014 At The New York Public Library

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony (www.nmcenter.

Caitlin Cronenberg Tweets Good Wishes to ‘Maps To The Stars’ Team at Cannes 2014 – Photo Cosmopolis 2012

Caitlin Cronenberg Cannes Maps To The Stars Photos: Cannes Red Carpet

I’ve always loved this black and white shot of the Cosmopolis team at Cannes in 2012. From Caitlin Cronenberg, stills photographer for that production and for the one now at Cannes competing again for the Palme d’Or – Maps To The Stars.

To follow Maps To The Stars at Cannes this year, my site is mapstothestars-film.com and twitter @MTTSFilm_blog. the film premieres on Monday May 19th.

Here He Comes Again: Robert Pattinson ‘Cosmopolis’ Red Carpet Arrival Cannes 2012; back for Cannes 2014 Premiere 5/19/14

Cannes Robert Pattinson Robert Pattinson - Appearances Video

Here’s a video of Robert Pattinson and all representing the production at Cannes 2012 when they were there for Cosmopolis. They’ll soon be there again or Maps To The Stars. Both of the films were official selections in competition for the Palme d’Or. This video from The Telegraph does not have great resolution, but what’s included is great. Also, there’s a short clip from Cosmopolis at the end.

TRAILER: Excl. “First Trailer” ‘Maps To The Stars’ From Telerama France – You’ll Love This!

Maps To The Stars Trailer

Oh, this is fun now! Check out what google translate tells me is an exclusive first trailer for Maps To The Stars thanks to Telerama.fr!
Cronenberg is in da house!

WATCH: Maps To The Stars trailer

Exclu : la première bande-annonce de «Maps to…

“Rob With Guns” – Rey in ‘The Rover’ and Eric Packer in ‘Cosmopolis’

Official Stills

Someone beat me to it- a pic on twitter of Robert Pattinson’s movie characters (so far!) with guns. (I did one on “Rob in Cars” for my Maps To The Stars Film Blog HERE.) Someone else found this quote I vaguely recalled from Rob. Perhaps he’ll have another gun tramping through the rainforest in The Lost City of Z?

“I want to do something where I have a gun, get to run around a little bit.

Cosmopolis & Robert Pattinson- Unique Photo on distributor Tanweer Group’s Web Site

Distribution Robert Pattinson

I’ve noticed how attractive and colorful Tanweer Films website is before, but hadn’t noticed this before- its page on Cosmopolis. I love the urban landscape in background, and a different photo of Robert Pattinson in a suit than what we’ve always seen with his costuming for Eric Packer.

Source: Tanweer Group Site (home page).

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