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Claire Denis Goes for Broke with Hallucinatory Space Thriller, 'High Life'

High Life is more a series of tensions and breaking points than it is a traditionally satisfying space narrative, but Denis's allegiance to directors like Tarkovsky and Kubrick offers an intriguing view of humanity at the gates of the final frontier.

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Howard Shore and Metric: Cosmopolis OST

Continuing in the growing trend in electronic-based film scores, Howard Shore and Metric's collaboration on the Cosmopolis soundtrack doesn't do much to stand on its own.

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Cannes 2012: Day 10 - 'Cosmopolis' + '11.25' +'The Taste of Money'

David Cronenberg directs and writes this adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Koji Wakamatsu's take on Yukio Mishima in 11.25, and the really weak The Taste of Money from Korea's Im Sang-soo.

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'Remember Me' is, Alas, Quite Forgettable

In this love story, two self-involved adolescents take the time to see past their own problems and affectations to notice someone else for a brief moment in time.

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Afraid of a Ghost: Inside the 'All Apologies' Meme

Why did the Robert-Pattinson-as-Kurt-Cobain myth take in more people than any April Fool? Because it seemed too uncomfortably true to be bullshit.

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New Moon: Wherefor Art Thou Edward?

Bella and Edward's longing for each other is what makes the series so appealing. It fully encapsulates the bliss and agony of first love or any love that would make you lie down and die for the other person.

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Twilight

While Meyers’ books tend toward formulaic characterizations, Hardwicke takes the material and successfully transforms it into a subtle, layered atmospheric film.

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Twilight Takeover

The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.

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Twilight

Fantasy rules in Twilight, fantasy simultaneously delicate and ravishing, chaste and utterly bloody.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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