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Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Interviews, Fest Updates, Guild Nominations, In the Works

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood January 7, 2012 at 4:19PM

BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS: Weekend Preview: "Blood and Honey," "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia," "Norwegian Wood"; Soderbergh's "Haywire" Is Kick-Ass.
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BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: "Blood and Honey," "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia," "Norwegian Wood"

Soderbergh's "Haywire" Is Kick-Ass

"Downton Abbey" Second Season Premieres January 8

Review: "Walking Dead" and "Homeland" Finales

Box Office Update: "Mission Impossible" and "Sherlock Holmes" Sequels Top New Year's Weekend

YEAR-END WRAPS

Holiday Box Office Winners and Losers

Year End Box Office Wrap

Best Performances of the Year

What Went Wrong with Animation in 2011?

The Glorious Movie Posters of 2011

Paramount Boasts Top Domestic and Global Market Share

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Immersed in Movies: Editor Christopher Tellefsen Pitches "Moneyball"

WGA Nom John Logan on "Hugo," "Rango," "Coriolanus," "Skyfall," "Just Kids"

Kevin Spacey Talks "Margin Call," "Richard III," "House of Cards"

Farhadi Talks Oscar Front-Runner "A Separation"

Village Voice Lays Off Critic Jim Hoberman

FESTIVALS

Palm Springs Adds Cousins' "Story of Film," Archive Game-Changers

Santa Barbara Film Festival 2012: Full Lineup

"Farewell My Queen" to Open Berlinale

Berlinale Announces 20 Films for Panorama Program

AWARDS

Oscar Talk: What Do Recent Guild Noms Tell Us about the Oscar Race?

What Impact Will BAFTA Noms Have on the Oscars?

Writers Guild Noms Leave Out "War Horse," "Tree of Life"

Academy VFX Bakeoff Will Cull Final Five Oscar Nominees

Martin Scorsese Gets BAFTA Fellowship

Art Directors Guild Sheds Little Light on Oscars

Oscar Predictions Chart 2011/2012

Producers Guild Picks Top Ten Surprise Entries

Meryl Streep to Accept Berlinale's Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar Talk: What Can Topple "The Artist"?

Oscar Trailer "Off the Grid" Is Better than Poster

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Bigelow's Bin Laden Project Gains Edgerton, Chastain, Ramirez, Strong

In the Works: Stone's "Cocaine Corvette," Portman's "Next Planet," Polley Goes Atwood

Brit Go-To-Guy Benedict Cumberbatch Rides into "Star Trek"

Casting Watch: Hooper's "Les Miserables"

Peter Webber Starts Post-WWII Thriller "Emperor" in Japan, Starring Matthew Fox

Great Expectations: Predicting the Ten Best Studio Films of 2012

Fox Searchlight Pushes Back "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

New "Skyfall" Website 007.com Hints at Details of Fiennes Role

PLUS

Gigliotti Leaves Weinstein

"Tangled Ever After" Ties the Knot

Trailer Mashup: "The Lion King Rises"

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.