Cosmopolis Synopsis
A 28-year-old billionaire whiz kid (Robert Pattinson), riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo, begins a journey that starts to tear his world apart.
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Slant Magazine

Diamond-hard and dazzlingly brilliant, David Cronenberg's film plays like a deeply perverse, darkly comic successor to Videodrome.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
Conventional it is not. Engrossing it is.
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75

Movieline

Pattinson does a quietly marvelous thing in finding vulnerability in Eric without making it seem like softness.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This mesmerizing mind-bender ought to prove two things: (1) Robert Pattinson really can act; (2) Director David Cronenberg never runs from a...
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50

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
The novel is extremely funny. It's hilarious as well as horrific (all sorts of bad things are going on outside the limo - and a few inside...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There's not really a movie there, nothing that sustains itself from scene to scene and nothing that's worth watching from beginning to...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Robert Pattinson must be hellbent on escaping the world of sparkly-skinned undead to take on the starring role in the leaden, obtuse and...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The film comes off as an elaborately didactic and overheated lecture.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
After a strong run of films during the past decade, David Cronenberg blows a tire with Cosmopolis.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are plenty of ideas to gnaw on, given that Cronenberg has adapted Don DeLillo's intense novel of a New York on the verge of dystopian...
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Rated R | For Language, Graphic Nudity, Some Strong Sexual Content and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Intense, brilliant, and complex, but not for Twilight fans.
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