In with a bang, and out with a whimper…That’s how I’d describe my TIFF experience this year.
Wednesday night brought with it a screening of “Starbuck”, a French Canadian film about a sperm donor who learns he’s fathered over 500 children. Watching the preview, I thought it could go either way. It looked pretty funny, but you never know how the humour translates, right? The seats in Roy Thompson are OK. At […]
The men have left the building. But the boys are still here. With Kyle MacLachlan. Nat Wolff (the guy in the middle) is adorable as the young budding filmmaker in Bruce Beresford’s Peace, Love & Misunderstanding. (He’s also incredibly appealing: totally excited to be there. And brought his grandparents. Love that.) The flick’s about an […]
She came. She saw. She conquered. In town to promote her flick W.E. Madonna swept through the room, causing a near riot among this city’s fashion elite. Or at least a stampede. A photo-op with Madonna?? Grown women reduced to girls gone wild. She looks terrific. Snarky and funny on the red carpet, she brought […]
Let me start by saying this: if you’re not a Gerard Butler fan,I understand. Neither am I. Or should I say, neither was I. But all that’s changed now. Because his movie, Machine Gun Preacher, was amazing. Completely and utterly incredible. This was one of those “you can’t make this shit up” tales: Ex-con, druggie […]
How do you top Brangelina/Clooney/U2 Friday? With Canadiana Saturday. Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” followed by Sarah Polley’s “Take this Waltz”…
It was a double whammy in the green room on this sultry Friday night. First stop, Brangelina. And no, they’re not as beautiful in real life…they’re more beautiful. Especially Angie. She looks like a porcelain doll and is beyond stunning. And young! She was gracious and lovely but wasn’t having any (more) photos taken. She […]
…The U2 doc, “From the Sky Down” was being screened, both at RTH and at the Elgin Theatre. And 2 of the 4 lads from Dublin were on hand to work the red carpet. And the stage.