The mysterious machine of stardom is a fickle, unpredictable thing. As long as Hollywood has been around, it has been known to mold and remodel careers in an exceedingly unpredictable manner. Perhaps the most outrageous example of this appears in the form of our beloved Robert Pattinson, whose time in Hollywood has taken the most gloriously erratic turns.
But within a machine as well-oiled as Hollywood, can this kind of bizarre ascension to fame really be a mere matter of chance? In the case of R Patz, one might actually argue that his outrageously capricious career – from Twilight to The Lighthouse to The Batman – actually makes a whole lot of sense.
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In 2015, director Robert Eggers stunned the world with his exemplary feature debut The Witch. After following that up with the beloved 19th century psycho-thriller The Lighthouse, Eggers quickly rose the ranks to becoming one of the most esteemed indie film directors of our generation. Now, two years after The Lighthouse, Eggers is finally back—and he’s bringing some hardcore Viking drama with him.
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