The Toronto International Film Festival commenced last night with barely a story worth telling (well, unless we count my overdrinking and the burp that turned into a vomit swallow on the train ride home).
The night opened with the premiere of The Fifth Estate, the story of Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie brought the stars out with Stanley Tucci and Cumberbatch both walking the red carpet, but critical opinions seem to indicate
Itís the most wonderful (and expensive) time of the year.
The end of the summer is a glorious time for a film lover residing in the city of Toronto. Festivals, Expos and special events abound and itís hard to keep up with both the volume and the expense of trying to attend everything that catches your wandering eye.
So it means a tightening of the belt. No more hookers or drugs. No more loose sheep or subscriptions to cheerleading websites. Nope. Itís all Kraft
As I head into my early forties I find that my stress tolerance has decreased in my elderly years. Things bug me. Every things. Maybe I just donít understand the world, the youth, the movements, the fashions of the new generations. Maybe I am turning into my father. Or maybe I am the norm and only by sharing my beefs or lack of understandings will I find comfort in the Ďthere-thereí embrace of those who share the same opinion.
So I started a list of the things that bugged me
I did not laugh. Not once.
Now that isnít overly surprising. I am not a gut holder when it comes to comedies. But I am known to smile and maybe emit the occasional giggle. The Hangover III didnít make me laugh, smile, giggle or do anything other than have me look at my watch and wonder when it was all going to be over.
The original Hangover was released in 2009 and the Todd Phillips comedy starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifinakis went on to smash
Not in seven years have I seen something so beautiful that is ultimately so boring (I met my wife 7 years ago). But that is the best way to describe Baz Luhrmannís new spectacle, The Great Gatsby that finally gets its release after being pushed from the December schedule last year. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton, The Great Gatsby is ad adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgeraldís famous novel and it comes
Updated 05-29-2013 at 07:07 AM by Butcher