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We have yet to work out an official Zidi Publishing policy surrounding Cosmopolis. Starring Edward the Pretty Vampire as Eric Packer and directed by David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis represents the first big-screen adaptation of one of Don DeLillo’s books.
First impressions: anything but this one. Or not. If memory serves DeLillo’s work was as much screenplay as novel anyway. Reviewers complained that the characters had little sovereignty; that DeLillo treated them as sign posts along a strictly-controlled route. But watching the trailer, that disadvantage almost plays like the opposite. There is no way I will pass on seeing this film.
I still love White Noise, too, even if its critics complained about the same things. Here is the Cosmopolis trailer: