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Rebecca Hall as Christine

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 15, 2016 15:49:35 September 15, 2016 15:49:35
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According to Rebecca Hall, the challenge of making a movie about Christine Chubbuck — a Florida-based reporter who died by suicide (reportedly on-air) barely a month before her 30th birthday in 1974  — is creating "a film about sensationalism without being sensationalistic. Full Story

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Ryan after the premiere

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 15, 2016 14:57:35 September 15, 2016 14:57:35
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Ryan Gosling was not in Venice for the world premiere of La La Land. He did, however, show up to support the film at home in Toronto at TIFF. La La Land, as you’ve heard, has bewitched critics and audiences all over the place and is now considered to be the frontrunner for Oscar, with Emma Stone Full Story

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Rooney Mara in Una

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 15, 2016 14:16:32 September 15, 2016 14:16:32
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While standing in line for Una, the film adaptation of David Harrower’s play Blackbird, earlier this week, one of the PR reps for the film told me she had already noticed an audience divide forming around it—men almost uniformly hated it, but women were moved by it. Then, during the screening, the man sitting next to me audibly scoffed and said Full Story

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All eyes on Tupac’s biopic

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 14, 2016 19:09:50 September 14, 2016 19:09:50

The teaser trailer for the upcoming Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me came out on his 45th birthday. The full trailer was released yesterday, on the 20th anniversary of his death. It has been TWENTY years since Pac died. There are full grown adults of drinking age who don’t remember a music world in which Tupac Shakur existed. Full Story

Matt Damon’s full support

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 14, 2016 14:58:21 September 14, 2016 14:58:21
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Matt Damon was at TIFF yesterday as a producer on Manchester By The Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Matt and Kenneth have worked together before – on a film called Margaret, critically acclaimed, but complicated behind the scenes by financial and editorial disputes. Full Story

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Manchester by the Sea deserves the hype

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 14, 2016 14:31:28 September 14, 2016 14:31:28
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Manchester by the Sea is Kenneth Lonergan’s third film, and his strongest result yet. The story centers on Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck), a custodian in Boston who learns of his brother’s death and goes home to the fishing village of Manchester by the Sea to settle his brother’s affairs, including the status of his now-orphaned nephew, Patrick (Lucas Hedges Full Story

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Fifty Shades … of a lot of stalkers

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 13, 2016 21:49:13 September 13, 2016 21:49:13

The first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker dropped today and… I was EXCITED to watch this! When you’ve been immersed in a film festival and you’ve been screening Films with a capital “F” for a few weeks, sometimes it all gets a little too… Filmy. Sometimes you just need some junk. Full Story