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Julianne Moore and George Clooney at Suburbicon TFF event

Julianne Moore dazzled as she attended the Suburbicon premiere in a stunning white coat dress at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2017 Toronto Film Festival on Saturday.

The actress, 56, flaunted her toned legs in the number, and wore a pair of elegant black strappy heels.

George Clooney, 56, who turned his directorial hand to the film, was also in attendance, and looked incredibly dapper in a suit with a grey shirt layered underneath.

 

Elegant: Julianne Moore, 56, dazzled as she attended the Suburbicon premiere in a stunning white coat dress at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2017 Toronto Film Festival on Saturday

Julianne’s elegant coat dress cinched her in at her tiny waist, and she sported several silver rings to brighten up her outfit.

The actress styled her flame-coloured tresses into a tousled long bob, and sported stunning smokey eye make up and peach blush and lipstick. 

George flashed his signature gleaming smile as he posed for photos, wearing a smart black suit, and displayed his glowing tan. 

Handsome: George Clooney, 56, who turned his directorial hand to the film, was also in attendance, and looked incredibly dapper in a suit with a grey shirt layered underneath

Handsome: George Clooney, 56, who turned his directorial hand to the film, was also in attendance, and looked incredibly dapper in a suit with a grey shirt layered underneath

Chic: The actress flaunted her toned legs in the number, and wore a pair of elegant black strappy heels

Chic: The actress flaunted her toned legs in the number, and wore a pair of elegant black strappy heels

The actor directed and produced Suburbicon, which is set to hit theaters in the US on October 27; Grant Heslov, Joel Silver and Tedd Schwarzman also co-produced.

The crime comedy stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore.

Speaking about the film’s storyline recently, which tackles racial tensions, she said of today’s society: ‘The only way they will (do well) is if the generation before them is doing that as well.’ 

Dazzling: Julianne's elegant coat dress cinched her in at her tiny waist, and she sported several silver rings to brighten up her outfit

Dazzling: Julianne’s elegant coat dress cinched her in at her tiny waist, and she sported several silver rings to brighten up her outfit

Addressing the controversy surrounding the Civil War statues which kicked off the violence in Charlottesville, she added:  ‘In the U.S., people are arguing about monuments. They must be removed. You simply cannot have these figures from the Civil War in town squares and universities for our children to see.’

America’s divisions give an unnerving timeliness to ‘Suburbicon.’ The satirical film noir stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore as residents of a seemingly idyllic – and all-white – 1950s suburban community that erupts in anger when a black family moves in.

It fuses a script by the Coen brothers with a narrative about racial divisions inspired – in a negative way – by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Stunning: The actress styled her flame-coloured tresses into a tousled long bob, and sported stunning smokey eye make up and peach blush and lipstick

Stunning: The actress styled her flame-coloured tresses into a tousled long bob, and sported stunning smokey eye make up and peach blush and lipstick

‘I was watching a lot of speeches on the campaign trail about building fences and scapegoating minorities,’ Clooney said.

That set Clooney and writing-producing partner Grant Heslov to thinking about other points in United States history when forces of division were in the ascendant. They remembered 1957 events in Levittown, Pennsylvania, a model suburban community where white residents rioted at the arrival of a black family.

They fused that idea to an unproduced script by Joel and Ethan Coen about a similar white-picket-fence community where a crime goes horribly wrong in farcically bloody ways.

Exciting: George directed and produced Suburbicon, which is set to hit theaters in the US on October 27; Grant Heslov, Joel Silver and Tedd Schwarzman also co-produced. The crime comedy stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore

Exciting: George directed and produced Suburbicon, which is set to hit theaters in the US on October 27; Grant Heslov, Joel Silver and Tedd Schwarzman also co-produced. The crime comedy stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore

Looking good: George flashed his signature gleaming smile as he posed for photos, wearing a smart black suit, and displayed his glowing tan

Looking good: George flashed his signature gleaming smile as he posed for photos, wearing a smart black suit, and displayed his glowing tan

The images of white rage in the movie feel unnervingly contemporary, recalling last month’s rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

‘Unfortunately, these are issues that are never out of vogue in our country,’ Clooney said ahead of the film’s red carpet premiere. ‘We are still trying to exorcise these problems. We’ve still got a lot of work to do from our original sin of slavery and racism.’

‘I grew up in Kentucky and they would come to my hometown to do Civil War reenactments and they’d go to the townspeople and you got to pick if you wanted to be a Union or a Rebel soldier. 

Profound: Speaking about the film's storyline recently, which tackles racial tensions, Julianne said of today's society: 'The only way they will (do well) is if the generation before them is doing that as well'

Profound: Speaking about the film’s storyline recently, which tackles racial tensions, Julianne said of today’s society: ‘The only way they will (do well) is if the generation before them is doing that as well’

‘You wanted to be the Rebel, it was fun. You didn’t really understand the history of the Confederate flag.

‘Now, if you want to wear it on your t-shirt or hang it off of your front lawn have at it, good luck with your neighbors. But to hang it on a public building where, partially, African American taxpayers are paying for it? That cannot stand and we have to come to terms with those things.’ 

On one level, ‘Suburbicon’ is a comedy, in which the best-laid plans of Damon’s scheming corporate executive go bloodily astray. Damon and Moore practically explode with suburban repression, and there’s a delicious turn by Oscar Isaac as a prying insurance investigator.

Important: Addressing the controversy surrounding the Civil War statues which kicked off the violence in Charlottesville, she added: 'In the U.S., people are arguing about monuments. They must be removed'

Important: Addressing the controversy surrounding the Civil War statues which kicked off the violence in Charlottesville, she added: ‘In the U.S., people are arguing about monuments. They must be removed’

Saturday was Damon’s second time on the Venice red carpet this week. He also stars in Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing,’ in which – as so often – he portrays a likable everyman.

But Damon also can play the psychopath, as he demonstrated memorably in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley.’ In ‘Suburbicon,’ he’s a bland suburbanite who becomes a monster.

For all the bloody fun in ‘Suburbicon,’ the social concerns Clooney displayed in previous films he directed – including ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’ and ‘The Ides of March’ – are never far from the surface.

Blockbuster: The satirical film noir stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore as residents of a seemingly idyllic - and all-white - 1950s suburban community that erupts in anger when a black family moves in

Blockbuster: The satirical film noir stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore as residents of a seemingly idyllic – and all-white – 1950s suburban community that erupts in anger when a black family moves in

The Clooney Foundation he runs with his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, gave $1 million in the wake of Charlottesville to the Southern Poverty Law Center to combat hate groups.

Clooney said he was anxious that ‘Suburbicon’ not be a polemic or ‘a civics lesson.’

‘We wanted it to be funny, we wanted it to be mean,’ he said. ‘But it is certainly angry, and it got angrier as we were shooting.’ 

 Dapper: George told ET that his kids don't share the same personality; pictured at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of this film Suburbicon  on Saturday

 Dapper: George told ET that his kids don’t share the same personality; pictured at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of this film Suburbicon  on Saturday

George, who welcomed twins Alexander and Ella with wife Amal Clooney in June,  revealed why they chose classic names for their children.

The actor said he and his wife ‘didn’t want to have dumb names’ for them, according to Paris Match via People.

Adding: ‘We didn’t want to give them one of those ridiculous Hollywood names that don’t mean anything.’ 

George told the website that his son and daughter ‘already have enough difficulty bearing the weight of their celebrity.’ 

The movie star’s interview with Paris Match came days after he and Amal stepped out for premiere of the film Suburbicon at the Venice Film Festival.

George spoke to Entertainment Tonight that he and Amal, 39, ‘just didn’t want to have really dumb names.’ 

Glamorous: The actor said he and Amal 'didn't want to have dumb names' for them, according to Paris Match via People; pictured with Amal on September 2 at the Venice Film Festival

Glamorous: The actor said he and Amal ‘didn’t want to have dumb names’ for them, according to Paris Match via People; pictured with Amal on September 2 at the Venice Film Festival

The actor added that he and his attorney wife ‘figured these kids are going to be looked at a lot and watched,’ so they ‘wanted them to at least have a break with the names.’

George and Amal didn’t choose the names Ella and Alexander because of any ‘great inspiration,’ he told the website.

He didn’t name them after anyone or a historical figure like ‘Alexander the Great and Ella Fitzgerald.  

Glowing: George and Amal are set to celebrate their third wedding anniversary this month; they tied the knot on September 27, 2014; the twosome pictured in February in London

Glowing: George and Amal are set to celebrate their third wedding anniversary this month; they tied the knot on September 27, 2014; the twosome pictured in February in London

George told ET that his kids, who were born on June 6, don’t share the same personality.

While Ella is ‘elegant’ and looks similar to Amal, Alexander is ‘a moose,’ adding that he ‘just sits and eats.’ 

George and Amal are set to celebrate their third wedding anniversary this month; they tied the knot on September 27, 2014.  

Showtime: The actor directed and produced Suburbicon, which is set to hit theaters in the US on October 27; Grant Heslov, Joel Silver and Tedd Schwarzman also co-produced; seen in Toronto at the film festival on Saturday

Showtime: The actor directed and produced Suburbicon, which is set to hit theaters in the US on October 27; Grant Heslov, Joel Silver and Tedd Schwarzman also co-produced; seen in Toronto at the film festival on Saturday

 

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