Natalie Portman in Jackie

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 12, 2016 16:55:29 September 12, 2016 16:55:29
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If you ask Natalie Portman which performance was more daunting: dancing in Black Swan or mastering Jacqueline Kennedy's poise for Jackie, she might say the former was harder. But on the Jackie red carpet last night, she admitted to our camera crew and my friend and colleague Danielle Graham that playing "Mrs. Full Story

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Anne Hathaway in Colossal

Joanna Posted by Joanna at September 12, 2016 16:06:06 September 12, 2016 16:06:06
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Before I saw Jackie — a masterclass in filmmaking, vision and Americana subversion (more on that later)— I was ready to rave about Anne Hathaway's twisted part-addiction movie, part-monster movie, all dark comedy Colossal as being the most unique and memorable movie of TIFF. Full Story

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Ewan McGregor’s American Pastoral

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 12, 2016 15:04:57 September 12, 2016 15:04:57
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Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut adapting Philip Roth’s novel American Pastoral, and while he doesn’t embarrass himself, he also doesn’t do himself any favors. Working from an adaptation by John Romano (The Lincoln Lawyer), Pastoral manages to feel too long and like not enough at the same time, and it’s a reminder that not every story, no matter how good, is inherently cinematic. Full Story

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Leo at TIFF

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 14:12:11 September 12, 2016 14:12:11
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Leonardo DiCaprio was the big draw here at TIFF on Friday afternoon to screen his documentary Before The Flood. You can imagine the media presence at the theatre. It’s Leo. And, as TIFF’s documentary programmer Thom Powers told the audience, “The man at the centre of this film has a very large choir”. Full Story

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How Rihanna “holds” Drake

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 12:26:16 September 12, 2016 12:26:16

I love it when a Monday begins with Drake and Rihanna. It was like this two Mondays ago after the VMAs. And this weekend, Rihanna joined Drake again on stage at his show in LA and, once again, he told the audience that he loves her, only he switched up the words:   'I pray y'all find someone to hold you down like this woman right here' Drake To Rihanna sooo sweet man #AUBRIH ❤️ #Goals GOOSEBUMPS Full Story

September 12, 2016 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 12, 2016 12:17:23 September 12, 2016 12:17:23
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Erica! Happy 30th Birthday with love from Kate who misses those “J Days”! Now that you’ve gotten over that punk Justin Timberlake, here’s Sam Hunt by request. Kate says you’re the kind of friend who’s there on the lights days but also 100% on the tough ones. Thanks for being true. Full Story