Film and TV

The Pirelli Calendar pin-up girl.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Since the Pirelli Calendar’s inception in 1964, the images have been not just of beautiful women but of the beautiful women. Here, we look back on the epitome of Mediterranean beauty, Signora Sophia Loren, who appeared in the famed calendar in 2007.

Cara Delevingne, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Gere, Jessica Chastain, Denzel Washington.

The brows have landed. Lending some much needed catwalk chic to the Toronto International Film Festival’s opening weekend, Cara Delevingne arrived to celebrate the world premiere of The Face of an Angel.

Bill Murray, Tom Hardy, Harvey Weinstein, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Naomi Watts.

By far the hottest invitation of the night, the Hudson’s Bay bash for the world premiere of St. Vincent quickly turned into a wild kingdom of revelry. Befitting of the end of the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Bill Murray Day, the veteran actor earned a thundering ovation at the Princess of Wales Theatre for his latest role.

The Oscar-winning actor talks game-changing roles, fatherhood, and moving violations at the 3rd Annual TIFF Gala.

The 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) began with an evening of art imitating life imitating art. The inimitable Al Pacino was the subject of a career retrospective, taking part in an onstage conversation with interviewer George Stroumboulopoulos.

The road to recognition.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Adrien Brody does not give off the smooth-talking, sound bite–heavy suaveness that defines so many of his contemporaries. He is eloquent and humble, his voice deep and his laugh infectious, his words thoughtful and sincere.

Advertisements you can’t stand.

Never mind dropping out; as far as turning on and tuning in go, there’s never been a better time. Over the past decade, both cable and the major networks have upped their game, giving us better writing, better characters, better jokes, and better plot twists than we’ve ever seen on the small screen. As for the advertising—well, that’s another story.

James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D.

There is a moment in James Cameron’s new film Deepsea Challenge 3D where viewers might ask themselves, “Why is he doing this, again?” Cameron kisses his wife and waves goodbye to his expedition team, before hunkering down in the Deepsea Challenger submersible that will take him to the deepest part of the ocean.

Escape to the cinema.

One of the main charms of central Amsterdam is its Renaissance architecture. Just northwest of Rembrandt Square—named after Dutch master painter Rembrandt van Rijn—sits a prime example, the Pathé Tuschinski theatre.