Susan Sarandon and Her Pet Muppet Enjoy a Canadian Hand Massage

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Susan Sarandon receiving a hand massage at the Variety Studio At Holt Renfrew during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Variety) » 9/07/13 3:30pm 9/07/13 3:30pm

Precious Is Off To A Good Start

Precious has just picked up the audience award at the Toronto Film Festival, giving the film more Oscar buzz, which means we may be seeing Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique quite often this awards season. [HollywoodReporter] via [NYMag] » 9/19/09 6:00pm 9/19/09 6:00pm

Marketing Precious Using Big Names & Faceless Posters

The Hollywood ingenue is typically young, thin, pretty, talented and white. So what do you do when your film stars an overweight, unknown black woman? Get Tyler Perry and Oprah involved. » 9/14/09 5:00pm 9/14/09 5:00pm

Female Filmmakers In The Spotlight? Blame Canada!

There are a smattering of films directed by women at the Toronto Film Festival, which began yesterday. The New York Times declares: "Women have staked a claim on the season." Women & Hollywood counters: "Newsflash: Women can direct movies!" » 9/11/09 1:30pm 9/11/09 1:30pm