‘Dumb Money’ goes all in on the GameStop stock frenzy — and may come out a winner

[ad_1] Think of movies about the financial system and your mind is almost sure to go to Gordon Gekko and “Wall Street” or Leonardo DiCaprio’s gyrating Jordan Belfort in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” When Hollywood takes on Wall Street, it usually heads straight to the C-suite. The protagonist of “Dumb Money,” though, is an … Read more

TIFF 2023 | Paul Simon takes a bow with a new career-spanning documentary

[ad_1] Paul Simon | Photo Credit: Evan Agostini After a three-and-a-half-hour documentary on his life, Paul Simon had only sympathy for the audience. “You’re probably exhausted,” Simon told the crowd after the premiere of Alex Gibney’s “In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon” on Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The 81-year-old Simon, … Read more

TIFF 2023 | Vicky Krieps on the feminist Western ‘The Dead Don’t Hurt’ and how she leaves behind past roles

[ad_1] Vicky Krieps noticed that while there’s plenty of instruction for getting into a role, there’s curiously little about getting out of one. For Krieps, the disarmingly natural Luxembourgish actor of “Phantom Thread,”“Corsage” and “Bergman Island,” it’s not a small issue. It may even be the most important part of the process. If she’s still … Read more

TIFF 2023 | Nickelback reclaims the narrative with documentary ‘Love to Hate: Nickelback’

[ad_1] Nickelback performs during the Toronto International Film Festival, Friday, Sept. 8, 2023 | Photo Credit: Cole Burston Rock band Nickelback heard you through the years of condemnation. Their response lies in their new documentary “Love to Hate: Nickelback.” The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Friday, a fitting homecoming for … Read more