Toronto 2019: The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse features two very strong performances from both Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson in this beautifully shot movie. Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) and Efraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) are lighthouse keepers in this period piece set off the coast of 1890s New England.  When a four-week period is over, a storm hits the island.  This means that their ride back to the mainland will never arrive.  One could already feel the tension in the room…

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High Life: Too Art House For My Liking

High Life may have come with a lot of hype but I left the film feeling like it was a bit too much art house for my liking. Going into my Sunday afternoon screening, I knew that Robert Pattinson would play an astronaut.  This was pretty much all I knew going into the film.  While we’re getting to know Monte (Robert Pattinson), Claire Denis and Jean-Pol Fargeau’s script digs into the film’s backstory.  It turns…

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Robert Pattinson to star in Matt Reeves’ The Batman

Actor Robert Pattinson is set to star as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming stand-alone film, The Batman, for Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Comics. Variety reported the news this evening.  There were rumors about Warner looking to replace Ben Affleck as far back as summer 2017.  Sure enough, Affleck would quit in late 2018 before breaking his silence earlier this year.  Nobody can blame him for doing so.  A lot of this really comes…

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Damsel: A Wholly Original Western

A wholly original film with a twist you never see coming, Damsel is a hysterical western from the minds of David Zellner and Nathan Zellner. Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson) has tracked down the location of the woman he plans to marry, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska).  As he sets through in his journey, he hires Parson Henry (David Zellner) to officiate the wedding when he finds his future bride in addition to a gift, a miniature horse called Butterscotch.  Samuel…

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CCFF 2018: Damsel

A wholly original film with a twist you never see coming, Damsel is a hysterical western from the minds of David Zellner and Nathan Zellner. Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson) has tracked down the location of the woman he plans to marry, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska).  As he sets through in his journey, he hires Parson Henry (David Zellner) to officiate the wedding when he finds his future bride in addition to a gift, a miniature horse called Butterscotch.  Samuel…

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Good Time: Robert Pattinson makes you forget Twilight

In watching Good Time, you forget that actor Robert Pattinson was ever involved with the Twilight franchise with what is the best performance of his career. Directed by Josh and Benny Safdie from a screenplay written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein, the crime thriller stars Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Benny Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Taliah Webster, Peter Verby, and Buddy Duress. Good Time takes us to the streets of New York and follows the…

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