As Evan Rachel Wood said, “It really is a serious film.” But you’d never know it from the characteristic Clooney wisecracks exchanged during the press conference for the actor/director’s political thriller The Ides of March at TIFF on Friday. Try to match which wiseacre actor cracked which line.
1. George Clooney
2. Ryan Gosling
3. Paul Giamatti
4. Philip Seymour Hoffman
A) “Watching him work was like watching a unicorn being born.”
B) “You people are filthy up here [in Canada]. I think it’s time to blow the lid off.”
C) “I’m so sick of the Oscar buzz. I’m just sick of it. I’m not going to get nominated, back off.”
D) “I had some pictures of people in compromising positions, so that helped.”
For answers, scroll.
A) Ryan Gosling B) Paul Giamatti C) Philip Seymour Hoffman D) George Clooney