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Robert Pattinson has gone from playing a vampire to depicting another kind of bloodsucker — a billionaire financier whose world crumbles in the course of a nightmarish cross-town drive in "Cosmopolis."
Robert Pattinson has gone from playing a vampire to depicting another kind of bloodsucker _ a billionaire financier whose world crumbles in the course of a nightmarish cross-town drive in "Cosmopolis."
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee played an important role in "The Hangover Part II" _ at least off-screen. He is the father of one of the actors.
"Lust, Caution" star Tang Wei's role in a Chinese propaganda blockbuster as the first love of Communist China's founding father, Mao Zedong, has reportedly been dropped, raising the prospect that the actress is still suffering backlash after playing a traitor in the 2007 World War II-era spy thriller.
"The Hangover Part II" is one of those execrable sequels that is not merely awful in its own right, but it also diminishes its predecessor. The exuberant trashiness of 2009's "The Hangover," a farce in which three unlikely friends try to reconstruct a lost night in Las Vegas, is here regurgitated as formula, offering just a handful of real laughs.
One of the most chilling aspects of this fascinating political thriller is that it carries a warning about the extent to which the clandestine power of government can be used if the political prestige of the president is at stake. The point is made that certain operatives won't stop at anything, even murder.