How Major TIFF 2011 Sponsors Diet Coke Made a Bad Situation, Great!

I recently written a blog post on my disappointment with Diet Coke during the Toronto Film Festival.  Well, they’ve righted their wrongs and they ROCK! Grant you that nothing will take away the disappointment of not attending the Gala Screening of the Descendants with George Clooney sitting in the room, however, Diet Coke just did the best that they could around my schedule.  Well maybe a sing a long with Bono or Madonna would…but anyway. I’m very pleased with this peace offering. Since it was through the extreme disappointment of my daughter that I wrote the previous post, we were … Continue reading How Major TIFF 2011 Sponsors Diet Coke Made a Bad Situation, Great!

Toronto Film Festival #TIFF11 – In The Name of Love

The Toronto Film Festival is a yearly event at our home.  This year was no exception.  Day 1 proved to be a slightly frustrating, yet profitable day in celebrity sightings. Bono, from the music group U2, has proven to be the best celebrity ever. First, I have to admit that I’m not a red carpet fan as I prefer the intimate chance encounters of meeting a celebrity. Friday morning was quiet on Yorkville as Bono stepped out of the Hazelton Hotel to step into his awaiting Cadillac. What Bono did was nothing short of astounding for this 4 year TIFF … Continue reading Toronto Film Festival #TIFF11 – In The Name of Love

TODAY is the Day, Toronto Film Festival, Here WE Come

For me, it’s always Christmas in September.  This year is even a bigger challenge.  TIFF on a budget.  As most of you know, my dog was sick and we had to put her down.  So the $1,200 saved to enjoy this event went to a great cause (in my heart anyway) How will you catch us?  Follow @christinauntold (my partner in crime and my lovely daughter) and @trina_stewart.  I’ll be giving a minute by minute recap of where we are, who and what we are seeing.  This is one blog where it won’t be all about me because I have … Continue reading TODAY is the Day, Toronto Film Festival, Here WE Come