Category Archives: Discussion group

BOOK: Closer look at the Cosmopolis Teaser Trailer – Part 3 (Piss, BANG, Glop) *SPOILERS*

We’re at the final part for the Cosmopolis teaser! Can you imagine an actual trailer? It’ll take us a whole week to dive into that. If you missed the earlier post, click the links below. Part 2 has an amendment. … Continue reading

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BOOK: Closer look at the Cosmopolis Teaser Trailer – Part 2 (Rats, Packer Swagger & a Haircut) *SPOILERS*

Yesterday, we covered a third of the images seen in the teaser (Part 1 – Probing, Tazing, & Raving), and today we continue with Part 2. UPDATE: Reader, Kim, helped me get the knife-in-the-eye nailed down perfectly. It had impact … Continue reading

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BOOK: Closer look at the Cosmopolis Teaser Trailer – Part 1 (Probing, Tazing, & Raving) *SPOILERS*

If you’ve been with us for a bit, you’re aware of our book discussions. We couldn’t let this teaser trailer go by without linking up the scenes with book, could we? This will be a three-parter that we post over … Continue reading

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Book to Film: What’s the meaning behind 12.12.12?

Back in early November, when we first heard the Cosmopolis theatrical release date of 12/12/12, the number hit a chord. Yes, it’s too far in the future and it’s hard to wait but it sure looks interesting. Visually. 12.12.12. The date, … Continue reading

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BOOK: Eric Packer and the number twenty-two: Does it chart?

One of the things I loved about Cosmopolis was the style of the story-telling, the sense that each word was chosen very specifically. There is nothing casual about any musical reference, character name or the menu items. Everything has a … Continue reading

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BOOK: Going deeper into Nancy Babich

SPOILERS after the cut.  Follow @CosmopolisFilm on Twitter and Facebook!

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BOOK: Going deeper into attempted assasination by pastry in Cosmopolis

This was one of my favorite scenes in Cosmopolis. When I found out Mathieu Amalric was playing the pastry assassin, I knew he was going to bring some major punch behind that pie. It’s not a long scene for him … Continue reading

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BOOK: Going deeper into the Cosmopolis rave

It’s a rave in the limo! *cranks up the techno playlist* Fun tweets and pics came out today as Cosmopolis filming got its rave on. Of course we have to do a BOOK post about it. Before we get to … Continue reading

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BOOK: Going deeper into the major global protest in Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis filming was in studio today but we had a few tweets that gave us a signal about what was being shot. Nephew working on David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis today. They’re shooting a protest scene. June 19, 2011 10:31 am via … Continue reading

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BOOK: Going deeper into the bookstore of Cosmopolis

If you’ve been with us a while, you know chauffeur M’s papers. She did this one early on. With chauffeur Deb and set soldier Suzie visiting the set on Sunday, we now know that the scene in this paper has … Continue reading

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