• "Let it express itself.... What. Do nothing.... Let it express itself. "
  • "Because I stink. Smell me."
  • "You need to be inflamed, don’t you?"
  • "Is this what I wanted? Tell me what you wanted. Duck consommé with an herb twist."
  • "That's my peanuts you smell."
  • "We die, Jane, on weekends. People. It happens. We die because it’s the weekend."
  • "The present is harder to find."
  • "Your whole waking life is a contradiction."
  • "The urge to destroy is a creative urge."
  • "You lack of humor, Mr. Packer."
  • "What. You don't know this?"
  • When he died he would not end. The world would end.
  • "I want to eat lunch. You want to eat lunch. We’re people in the world. We need to eat and talk. "
  • "Today you are crèmed by the master."
  • "There’s a poem I read where the rat becomes the unit of currency."
  • "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? "
  • "Good. I'm hungry for something thick and chewy."
  • "There’s nothing in the world but other people."
  • "I smell sex all over you. "
  • "You will have to draw your weapon. Let me see the thing."
  • "You will hit traffic that speaks in quarter inches. "
  • "I never seen such ratty hair on a human... I woke up this morning and knew it was time....You knew where to come. "
  • "Money makes time. It used to be the other way around."
  • "Holes are interesting. There are books about holes."
  • "How old are you? Now that you’re not younger than everyone else?"
  • "I want a haircut.... The President’s in town...We don’t care. We need a haircut. We need to go cross-town."
  • "People eat and sleep in the shadow of what we do."
  • "Talent is more erotic when it's wasted.... What did I mean?"
  • "A specter is haunting the world - The specter of capitalism."
  • "... But the phenomenon of reputation is a delicate thing. A person rises on a word and falls on a syllable."
  • "Nancy Babich."
  • "Move a little left.... Move a little left? .... There. Nice. Perfect."
  • 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.
  • "A haircut has what. Associations. Calendar on the wall. Mirrors everywhere."
  • "Destroy the past, make the future."
  • "The importance of the lopsided, the thing that's skewed a bit."

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.

NOTICE: This “Cosmopolis Film Fan Site/ Blog” is no longer active [as of 4/22/15]


Next month will be four full years I’ve been blogging on films, a unpaid full-time hobby I’ve enjoyed tremendously but will not continue.  I run the sites (at right) and associated twitters (also ceasing active operation) alone, and cannot continue to commit the time necessary to keep them up. I am pursuing a full-time opportunity in the fall.

Don DeLillo’s ‘The Names’ “Headed for Big Screen” – Variety reports

Don DeLillo

Exciting new for Don DeLillo fans! His novel The Names has been optioned for a film. David Cronenberg’s adaptation of Cosmopolis noted at the end of the story:
“DeLillo has only allowed for one of his previous novels to be made into a film — David Cronenberg’s 2012 drama “Cosmopolis,” starring Robert Pattinson.

INTERVIEW: David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis & his new Movie with New Muse Robert Pattinson

David Cronenberg David Cronenberg - Career and Films Film: Maps To The Stars Interview: Print Robert Pattinson

David Cronenberg has been doing interviews promoting Maps To The Stars (<-link is to my film blog/fan site, also @MTTSFilm_blog on twitter) which is currently in US theaters. In this interview with Marlow Stern at The Daily Beast, he also speaks of Cosmopolis and voiced praise again for actor Robert Pattinson. I brought in those portions, and his talk about his experience with Hollywood.

“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.

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