pattinson-rememberme

After seeing Twilight: New Moon last night at a press screening, I was unsure about many things. But of the things that I was sure about, one was that Robert Pattinson was not a good actor. Never has an actor so stale and so hollow been so successful in such a short period of time. Anyone who suffered through his performance in both Twilight and The Haunted Airman could tell you that. But upon seeing him in this new trailer for Remember Me, a romantic drama in which he stars opposite Lost’s Emilie de Ravin, I can see where Pattinson might have a little bit of chops yet. At least, in this trailer he shines (a bit) next to an overcooked accent from Pierce Brosnan and the lovely de Ravin. I can’t say that I’m excited about the film, as it looks as operatic and melodramatic as anything else on the market (though not quite as much as New Moon, thankfully), but I can say that it shows some promise on the part of Pattinson, who I’d almost completely written off as a serious actor.

In Remember Me, Pattinson plays Tyler, a rebellious young man in New York City who has a strained relationship with his father (Pierce Brosnan). Tyler didn’t think anyone could possibly understand what he was going through until the day he met Ally (Emilie de Ravin) through an unusual twist of fate. But soon, hidden secrets are revealed, and the circumstances that brought them together slowly threaten to tear them apart.

Check out the trailer below, courtesy of Summit Entertainment and MySpace. Remember Me is due in theaters on March 12, 2010.


ARTICLE TAGS
Like this article? Join thousands of your fellow movie lovers who subscribe to The Weekly Edition from Film School Rejects. Our best articles, every week, right in your inbox!
  %
%  
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!
Some movie websites serve the consumer. Some serve the industry. At Film School Rejects, we serve at the pleasure of the connoisseur. We provide the best reviews, interviews and features to millions of dedicated movie fans who know what they love and love what they know. Because we, like you, simply love the art of the moving picture.
SXSW 2014
Game of Thrones reviews
Got a Tip? Send it here:
editors@filmschoolrejects.com
Publisher:
Neil Miller
Managing Editor:
Scott Beggs
Associate Editors:
Rob Hunter
Kate Erbland
Christopher Campbell
All Rights Reserved © 2006-2014 Reject Media, LLC | Privacy Policy | Design & Development by Face3