The last few days of the Toronto International Film Festival continued to bring out the stars, even if we took two days off to gear up for the stretch run.
On Sunday, Gerard Butler was in town promoting his latest – Machine Gun Preacher while at the same theatre, Glenn Close was wowing audiences with her performance in Albert Nobbs.
Monday, Madonna took the spotlight – in town for her directorial effort W.E., this was followed by Luc Besson’s The Lady, Seth Rogan
Updated 09-13-2011 at 08:23 AM by GregMO ROberts
No two sports have been captured on film better than boxing and baseball. From Rocky to The Natural from Raging Bull to Caddyshack, these two sports have transposed beautifully on the big screen giving us crowd pleasing themed films that routinely bring audiences to their feet.
The latest attempt to capture the spectacle of sport is Moneyball, the true story of the 2002 Oakland Athletic baseball team and how a rogue General Manager named Billy Beane tried to reinvent the economics
Day two of the Toronto International Film Festival brought the stars out in full force. Angelina Jolie, Megan Fox, Brad Pitt, Jon Hamm, Phillip Symour Hoffman, Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, Anna Faris, Paul Giamatti, Gerard Butler, Emily Blunt and Evan Rachel Wood were all spotted on the streets getting ready to promote their films.
The Ryan Gosling/George Clooney political film, The Ides of March was the biggest feature of the night and the film clearly ignites awards discussion
Updated 09-10-2011 at 09:44 AM by GregMO ROberts
Yesterday, the Toronto International Film Festival kicked off the 2011 campaign with an opening night gala that was as big as it comes. For the first time in the history of the festival, a documentary launched the 10-day affair. But not just any documentary. A documentary chronicling the early years of super band U2 and their journey and collaboration in what would become 1991’s Achtung Baby album.
The first was From the Sky Down and was directed by Davis Guggenheim who arrived
The Toronto International Film Festival began yesterday and the city that is called ‘Hollywood North’ was filled with stars, limos, fans and enough plastic surgery scars to make Eli Roth squirm.
The Festival starts small – only a few movies premiered last night – but gets into full gear on Friday with a full slate of films representing all parts of the globe.
Thursday’s big event was the screening for From the Sky Down, a documentary by Davis Guggenheim that follows