"Even if someone other than Twilight
's Robert Pattinson
had played him, even without the unsettling, undead attitude that the young Briton did bring to the role, the protagonist in Cosmopolis would be called a blood-sucking capitalist.
That is exactly what makes this quintessentially American character so interesting, both in Don DeLillo's dystopian novel and now in David Cronenberg's film adaptation. The fictional ...