The best comedy so far this year: The Death Of Stalin

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 15, 2017 18:13:19 September 15, 2017 18:13:19
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Armando Ianucci (Veep, In The Loop) is one of the best satirists working today—certainly the best working in narrative forms. His latest piece of satire is The Death of Stalin, a Cold War era comedy about, you guessed it, the death of Joseph Stalin. Or rather, it’s about the bureaucratic scramble that follows the death of Joseph Stalin, as his deputies and the members of the Central Committee of the Communist Party scramble for power. Full Story

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Jake & Tatiana in Stronger

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 15, 2017 16:59:28 September 15, 2017 16:59:28
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Many of you have written to ask about Stronger and the truth is, I totally forgot to write about it and then the New York premiere happened last night which works out well for me, almost like I had that planned. Here’s Jake Gyllenhaal Full Story

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TIFF Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 15, 2017 16:12:14 September 15, 2017 16:12:14
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Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) lives at the end of a lonely road in rural Missouri, the only thing marking her way are three decrepit billboards. She buys the ad rights for the billboards and up go three violently red billboards asking the town police chief why her daughter’s murderer still hasn’t been caught. Full Story

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Angelina’s big New York premiere

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 15, 2017 14:54:45 September 15, 2017 14:54:45
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Angelina Jolie met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres yesterday at the United Nations headquarters. Details of what was discussed were not released but he was formerly the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and she’s the Special Envoy for the UN Refugee Agency so it’s probably not hard to guess what their conversation was about. Full Story

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TIFF Review: Borg McEnroe

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 15, 2017 14:07:22 September 15, 2017 14:07:22
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The other tennis movie that played at TIFF is Borg McEnroe, which was the opening night film because…someone at TIFF really likes tennis? It’s a tennis themed year. If you’re a big tennis fan, you might enjoy Borg McEnroe for its recreation of the 1980 Wimbledon finals in which Björn Borg and John McEnroe played a great, close match. Full Story

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