Amy Adams makes Arrival

September 13, 2016 16:21:31 Posted at September 13, 2016 16:21:31
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Space movies are making a comeback, thanks to audiences who only turn out for widescreen spectacles (same reason Westerns are coming back), and in Arrival we get one of the better recent space movies, even though technically, it doesn’t take place in space. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, and adapted by Eric Heisserer from Ted Chiang’s short story Story of Your Life, Arrival is a first contact movie in the vein of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Contact that successfully makes vocabulary lessons some of the tensest scenes of the year. Full Story

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TGZ

September 13, 2016 15:49:51 Posted at September 13, 2016 15:49:51
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Zayn Malik did not participate in #Taymerica. Gigi Hadid was there. And she Instagrammed pictures from the event at the appointed social media dump time but she kicked it solo that weekend. Full Story

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Rachel Weisz in Denial at TIFF

September 13, 2016 15:27:34 Posted at September 13, 2016 15:27:34
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The phrase "never forget" has taken on a sarcastic connotation on social media, or in pop culture, and is often used to memorialize shortlived celebrity couples, fads or memes. But its origins stem from a scarier idea: that we need to remember certain moments in history (the Holocaust, 9/11) so that they are not repeated. Full Story

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Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling at their best in La La Land

September 13, 2016 14:25:11 Posted at September 13, 2016 14:25:11
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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(Lainey: Sarah texted me right after the La La Land screening yesterday to tell me she liked it. “You liked a musical?” I started laughing. Because if Sarah couldn’t find a way to loathe a musical, it says something about the musical. This is why La La Land and Emma Stone are currently the frontrunners for Oscar. Full Story

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Dear Gossips,

This weekend, Emma Stone was named Venice Film Festival Best Actress for her performance in La La Land. La La Land screens at TIFF today and, as of this morning, Emma and Ryan Gosling are expected at the premiere tonight.  Read Full Intro

Celine on the phone!

September 12, 2016 22:15:22 Posted at September 12, 2016 22:15:22
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It’s been a heavy day on the site today. Jacek might be yelling at me for overloading the server. But I hope you’ve enjoyed all the posts and, as a token of my appreciation for your visit today, I’ve saved the best for last. It’s Celine Dion Full Story

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TIFF Review: A Monster Calls

September 12, 2016 22:05:30 Posted at September 12, 2016 22:05:30
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AKA, the movie where everyone cries for two hours straight. Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Impossible, The Orphanage) commits another act of emotional terrorism with his latest movie about a little boy learning to grieve with the help of a semi-terrifying tree monster with a weirdly muscular butt. Full Story

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“If she says sorry”

September 12, 2016 21:46:54 Posted at September 12, 2016 21:46:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Can you please just take a moment to appreciate the photo I’ve chosen to go with this post? The expression on both their faces? Do I have to keep writing? Isn’t this picture the whole story? Fine. Katy Perry was killing time the other night and decide to tweet her followers. One of them asked if she’d ever collaborate with Taylor Swift. Full Story

TIFF Review: Queen of Katwe

September 12, 2016 21:37:57 Posted at September 12, 2016 21:37:57
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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Queen of Katwe is a Disney movie set in Uganda starring an all black cast and directed by a woman. Its heroine is a girl. There are no white saviours. It’s about an 11 year-old chess prodigy who overcomes impossible circumstances to achieve greatness in a game usually reserved for the prep school elite. Full Story

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TIFF Review: Moonlight

September 12, 2016 21:22:25 Posted at September 12, 2016 21:22:25
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Moonlight, the second film from writer/director Barry Jenkins, poses a lot of questions about race, class, identity, sexuality, masculinity, what it means to be black in America, to be gay in America, to be black and gay in America, and whether or not we’re ready to admit that Boyhood was sh*t Full Story

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