Jakey's night before TIFF and his Stronger game

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 8, 2017 14:23:39 September 8, 2017 14:23:39
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Gaga or (Jake) Gyllenhaal: who would you pick? They both have world premieres at TIFF tonight, half an hour apart, across the street from each other. But on his night before TIFF, Jake sat front row with Lupita Nyong'o and Rashida Jones at the Raf Simons Calvin Klein Collection show at New York Fashion Week. Full Story

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Bill Skarsgård and a bunch of kids in It

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 8, 2017 13:49:13 September 8, 2017 13:49:13
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It lets you know what kind of movie it is right off the bat, when Pennywise the Clown (Bill Skarsgård) bites the arm off a little kid before yanking him into a sewer. The kid in question is Georgie, with his iconic yellow raincoat, and his disappearance begins a year-long reign of terror in the sleepy Maine town of Derry. Full Story

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dear Gossips,

It’s TIFF Day 1! Sarah’s arriving in Toronto today and her TIFF reviews will be posted over the next week or so as she scrambles from screening to screening in between rush-writing. Joanna will also be on the ground at TIFF covering premieres and red carpets and we’ll be getting her updates over the course of the festival as well.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 7, 2017 20:33:50 September 7, 2017 20:33:50

This is not what I would have expected if you told me that Bret Easton Ellis wrote an article about Joaquin Phoenix. Well, actually, it kind of is. Because BEE knows gossip. The gossip might not be delivered US Weekly styles, but he knows where to place it so that it will be found. Which is why even though this piece is very much in line with what we know of Joaquin – he’s anti-celebrity, anti-Hollywood, he smokes a lot, he’s “authentic” – it also tells you what you wanted to know about Joaquin’s love life and who he loves right now: Rooney Mara Full Story

Tulip Fever is insane

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 7, 2017 20:09:01 September 7, 2017 20:09:01
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Filmed in 2014, intended for release in 2015, eventually slated in 2016, inevitably kicked to 2017, and then bumped a few times just to be sure, Tulip Fever hop-scotched its way across release calendars so much it became a joke among Full Story

Charlie Hunnam in the etalk lounge

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 7, 2017 19:49:10 September 7, 2017 19:49:10
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Charlie Hunnam arrived in Toronto for TIFF today. In sweatpants. When the TIFF list comes out at etalk, some of us, the reporters, we behave like children. We start fighting each other over what we think are the best assignments. Full Story

Taylor Matrix: the new commercial

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 7, 2017 17:16:14 September 7, 2017 17:16:14

Up until about two or three weeks ago, Taylor Swift’s 2017 has been pretty quiet. Up until about two or three weeks ago, the conversation about Taylor Swift in 2017 has been about what she’s been up to, where she is when she goes underground, who she’s spending time with, when will she re-emerge. Full Story

Riggins forever

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 7, 2017 16:48:01 September 7, 2017 16:48:01
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There are certain celebrities who I will always refer to by the names of the characters they played on TV. The entire cast of Friday Night Lights falls into this category. Tim Riggins will forever be Tim Riggins – even when he doesn’t look that much like Tim Riggins anymore. Taylor Kitsch Full Story

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