Juliette Binoche

The Dark Knight: David Cronenberg’s creepy obsessions say as much about us as ... The Dark Knight: David Cronenberg’s creepy obsessions say as much about us as they do about him

By Katrina Onstad | Photograph by Norman Wong In a way, David Cronenberg put me in the hospital. Last January, I attended a screening of a documentary by the filmmaker Ric Esther Bienstock about the black market buying and selling of human organs, called Tales From the Organ Trade. Bienstock had asked Cronenberg to narrate… Read more »

TIFF Party: Clive Owen’s ‘stache and Juliette Binoche’s haircut steal the ... TIFF Party: Clive Owen’s ‘stache and Juliette Binoche’s haircut steal the spotlight at a Words and Pictures bash

The chattering crowd was fixated on the grooming of stars Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche at Words and Pictures’ pre-premiere bash last night. While the actors sipped celebratory Moët, party-goers at King Street resto Blowfish whispered that Owen’s Sam from Today’s Special moustache aged him “in a hot daddy way.” Meanwhile, Binoche shrugged off questions about her newly chopped ‘do,… Read more »

The 50 Buzziest Films of TIFF: We Cut Through the Hype So You Don’t Have To The 50 Buzziest Films of TIFF: We Cut Through the Hype So You Don’t Have To

Single tickets for the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival go on sale this Sunday, September 1. The schedule, packed with hundreds of films, can make choosing what to see a rather daunting task. The solution: our guide to the 50 most talked-about movies at the festival this year, in which we scrutinize the advance hype… Read more »

TIFF 2012 Insider’s Guide: top 10 places to eat TIFF 2012 Insider’s Guide: top 10 places to eat

By Gabrielle Johnson, Emily Landau and Kevin Naulls Amid the cocktail swilling and celebrity gawking, eating can be an afterthought during TIFF. Good news: there are plenty of excellent restaurants that let you do all three. Here, the glitziest places to dine, drink, and catch starlets cheating on their diets.

VIDEO: A longer, somewhat more informative Cosmopolis trailer (sex and guns incl... VIDEO: A longer, somewhat more informative Cosmopolis trailer (sex and guns included once again)

In this second trailer for David Cronenberg’s summer blockbuster Cosmopolis, we see an incredible number of quick cuts that don’t, sadly, reveal too much information about the film. We learn that Elise Shifrin (played by Sarah Gadon) has a keen sense of smell, since she tells Eric Packer (played by Robert Pattinson) that she smells… Read more »

SPOTTED: Juliette Binoche taking a walk through U of T SPOTTED: Juliette Binoche taking a walk through U of T

Juliette Binoche was spotted earlier today strolling through U of T campus. Shinan Govani tweeted: “Juliette Binoche! Noted walking through the grounds at University of Toronto! (Perhaps she’s auditing a course?)” Lucky for her the sun decided to shine today (the special presentation of her film Elles is tonight). Find this story on our Star Spotting Map,… Read more »

TIFF 2011 announcement: 53 films, one new venue and a whack of stars who might c... TIFF 2011 announcement: 53 films, one new venue and a whack of stars who might come to Toronto

TIFF unveiled part of its 2011 lineup today, and 53 movies will have their North American or world premieres in Toronto this fall. Among the spectators at the press conference this morning in Toronto was a solitary celebrity—actress and director Sarah Polley—but expect lots of boldface names in the city come September. Directors whose films are… Read more »

Vampire Sighting: Robert Pattinson at King Street East and Victoria Street Vampire Sighting: Robert Pattinson at King Street East and Victoria Street

Toronto may not be known as Hollywood North—that’s our westerly counterpart, Vancouver—but we’ve got ourToronto Bike Month being shot in the city this summer. One of them is Cosmopolis, an adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel of the same name, by local director David Cronenberg. The film stars the best-looking vampire around, Robert Pattinson, who… Read more »

Sarah Gadon to play Robert Pattinson’s wife in Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis Sarah Gadon to play Robert Pattinson’s wife in Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis

Move over, Kristen Stewart. Twilight’s Team Edward fans now have a new actress to obsessively hate. Toronto’s Sarah Gadon has been pegged to play Robert Pattinson’s estranged wife in David Cronenberg’s upcoming film Cosmopolis, which is shooting in Hogtown this summer. Gadon’s role was initially going to be played by Inception star Marion Cotillard, but… Read more »

It’s official: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Paul Giamatti will star ... It’s official: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Paul Giamatti will star in new Toronto-shot David Cronenberg flick

Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mathieu Amalric and Paul Giamatti are confirmed as the stars of the new David Cronenberg film Cosmopolis. Based on the Don DeLillo book of the same name, the film will go into production here this summer. This film marks the director’s return to Toronto after shooting both A Dangerous Method—his latest,… Read more »