TIFF Review: A Monster Calls

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 12, 2016 22:05:30 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”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 21:46:54 September 12, 2016 21:46:54
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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

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 12, 2016 21:37:57 September 12, 2016 21:37:57
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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

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 12, 2016 21:22:25 September 12, 2016 21:22:25
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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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Gigi & Zayn made it …

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 21:07:32 September 12, 2016 21:07:32
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Through the summer. I mean I know, like, scientifically, summer doesn’t end for another 10 days or so, but the cultural end of summer is Labour Day. And there were so many breakups this summer. And you would have thought that Gigi Hadid Full Story

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Why Aren’t You Watching The Get Down?

Duana Posted by Duana at September 12, 2016 20:59:25 September 12, 2016 20:59:25
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I’m part of the problem here, of course. Or, I guess if you want to get really real about it, Netflix and the Golden Age of television and life are the problems. But you know that feeling where you’re super late for work, and breaking your neck to get there while racing through plausible excuses in your head, and then when you get there, you’re the first one to arrive? (What do you mean, no?) That’s how I feel about The Get Down. Full Story

Liev Schreiber is The Bleeder

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 12, 2016 20:48:03 September 12, 2016 20:48:03
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Mercury is in retrograde, so yada yada yada, I walked in to my screening of The Bleeder late. The night before, for the red carpet for The Bleeder, Lainey and I had to rush there due to some technical woes. It all worked out, and we got some great interviews with Naomi Watts Full Story

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Smutty Social Media, September 12, 2016

Maria Posted by Maria at September 12, 2016 19:45:14 September 12, 2016 19:45:14

Sean Lennon thinks the term mansplaining is sexist… towards men. And then he explained why. The term 'mansplaining,' is sexist. — Sean Ono Lennon (@seanonolennon) September 10, 2016 Cartoon villain Martin Shkreli threatens to beat up Captain America. Full Story

TIFF Review: Nocturnal Animals

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 12, 2016 19:29:12 September 12, 2016 19:29:12
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Tom Ford’s sophomore film, Nocturnal Animals, is a two-for-one deal. Movie A stars Amy Adams as Susan, a sad, lonely person, being miserable in sad, lonely rooms. Full Story

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Tom Ford & half My Obsession

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 18:39:20 September 12, 2016 18:39:20
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I covered the Nocturnal Animals red carpet at TIFF for etalk last night. That's Tom Ford. Blaring at me on my schedule for days. Every time I looked at it I felt sick. It's Tom Ford. He can be intimidating. Full Story

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