September 7th, 2010

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Bel Ami test screening review.

So I have an exclusive… OK well unless you were there too?!

I went to see Bel Ami at a test screening the other night in the darkened streets of Soho…OK, a swanky (yes I use that word, problem!?) hotel’s screening room.

The film based on French author Guy de Maupassant’s novel tells the story of Georges Duroy’s (Robert Pattinson…yes the vamp teen!) rise to power in the upper middle classes of late19th century Paris. Having spent his military service in Algeria George returns home near destitute. With the little money he earns, he frivolously succumbs to the more salubrious side of the capital’s nightspots and in particular to businesswomen of the night. Happily for him a chance encounter with an old army comrade – Charles Forestier (Philip Glenister, (yes, him off Life on Mars & Ashes to Ashes) sees his luck begin to change. His new life as a journalist on the newspaper Vie Francaise helped by Charles, who is the chief editor of the paper and his wife Madeline (Uma Thurman), the real power and talent behind the man. George meets and takes a married woman Clotilde de Marelle (Christina Ricci) for a lover and slowly but surely embroils himself into the lives of the rich and powerful. From here on George becomes increasingly amoral as he seduces and manipulates influential women to expand his power and wealth.

Ok so what did I think?

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Review by Craig Roob of Directorsnotes
source via gossipvampires
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NOOOO. No Rob on Entourage.

“Robert Pattinson Is Going To Be On Entourage!” exclaims a giddy Perez Hilton.

After providing a “SPOILER ALERT,” the blogger announces, “There is a BIG surprise in store for Twilight fans – Robert Pattinson is slated to guest star!”

According to Hilton and other outlets, “Robert Pattinson guest stars as Ari’s most difficult client ever” on the episode airing this Sunday, September 12.

“Can RPatz handle ‘comedy’?” Hilton wonders.

Well, we know Pattinson can do comedy, ever since we saw him “bothered” in a tree with Jimmy Fallon last spring.

But here’s Gossip Cop’s spoiler: Perez Hilton does comedy, too, albeit unintentionally.

Robert Pattinson has NOT filmed a cameo for “Entourage.”

A source close to the star tells Gossip Cop exclusively that it’s “not true.”

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