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I’m sure there are some people out there who would consider Cosmopolis a cinematic achievement. But for me this film is the epitome of pretention. I love David Cronenberg and I’m always happy to support a Canadian film, but this one is absolutely terrible and I’ve never wanted to gouge my eyes out more.
Robert Pattinson plays a young billionaire, Eric, hell-bent on getting haircut (see how we’re already off to a great start?). He sits in a limo as…
This sprawling epic presents six simultaneous stories, spanning centuries (ranging from the mid 1800s and into the far, far distant future). It’s difficult to give a plot summary, but the themes of heroism and interconnectivity are evident throughout. The ultimate “message” of the film isn’t particularly profound, but I appreciate how the film is unafraid to throw many, many balls in the air. It’s extremely impressive that in the end, the film works as a harmonious whole.
The film features…