TIFF 2013 Coverage Articles

TIFF 2013 hilights, news, gossip, photos, and video.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Dear Gossips,

TIFF's artistic director, Cameron Bailey, had a great weekend. So far, almost all the "possible contenders" have delivered, the most notable being Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, which now seems like a straight up lock for a Best Picture Oscar nomination, and could go all the way.  Read Full Intro

My best friend Idris

September 9, 2013 18:00:49 Posted at September 9, 2013 18:00:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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He doesn't know it but that doesn't matter. We're tight, Idris and I.  So it was Saturday at Roy Thomson Hall for the gala premiere of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. Etalk broadcasts live into the theatre from the carpet during arrivals for half an hour. We all take turns through the two weeks. Full Story

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Brad Pitt at TIFF: sales and bromance

September 9, 2013 14:07:10 Posted at September 9, 2013 14:07:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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I’ve described this to you before – Brad Pitt’s walk and talk red carpet signature move. He doesn’t stop. He’s like the US President before the State of the union, when the double doors open and he’s shaking hands and pointing at his friends and greeting people but he keeps moving… That’s how Brad Pitt normally works a carpet. Full Story

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Jakey’s in love at TIFF

September 9, 2013 12:56:17 Posted at September 9, 2013 12:56:17
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Here’s Jake Gyllenhaal at the premiere of Enemy last night. His girlfriend, Sports Illustrated model Alyssa Miller, was not photographed on the carpet. But she was there. I saw them together at the Hugo Boss after-party and it was like a fragrance ad come to life. They’re attractive enough as it is when they’re apart. Full Story

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Wes Bentley comes back for TIFF

September 6, 2013 15:43:38 Posted at September 6, 2013 15:43:38
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Wes Bentley shot a movie here in Toronto called Weirdsville with Scott Speedman a few years ago. He wasn’t well at the time. Bentley arrived in Toronto today with his wife and son to support a film called Pioneer. His life is totally different now. Now he’s part of a film festival feature and hasn’t stopped working, project after project after project after project. Full Story

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Taylor Swift TIFF

September 6, 2013 13:19:24 Posted at September 6, 2013 13:19:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey

TIFF’s artistic director Cameron Bailey confirmed on Twitter yesterday that Taylor Swift is indeed coming to TIFF to support One Chance. She wrote a song for the film and will be walking the carpet, though it’s not known whether or not she’ll perform. Full Story

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The Rocknrolls at TIFF

September 5, 2013 18:17:30 Posted at September 5, 2013 18:17:30
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Kate Winslet and her husband Ned Rocknroll were photographed at Heathrow today on their way to Toronto for TIFF. The film is Jason Reitman's Labour Day about a single mother and her son who pick up a dude on the side of the road and he might be a fugitive. Josh Brolin's in the movie too. So. Full Story

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