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Best of the Week: CinemaCon, Cannes Lineup Expands, Tribeca, Bette Midler on Broadway and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood April 27, 2013 at 3:37PM

The best stories of the week from TOH!
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Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive."
Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive."

Reviews: 

Weekend Preview: Michael Bay's Latest a 'Pain'-Filled Experience; Jeff Nichols' 'Mud' Captivates Critics; Skip 'The Big Wedding'

Bette Midler is Infectious in Broadway's 'I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers'

CinemaCon:

Heavyweight Panel Debates Windows, Social Media, State of Industry

Sony Relies on Low-Risk Sequels, Comedies, and Faithfuls Adam Sandler, Will Smith

Disney Showcases Mighty Labels, 'Lone Ranger' Trailer and Q & A Live Stream, 'Monsters U' (VIDEO)

Features:

Immersed in Movies: Restored 'Shane' Celebrates 60th at TCM Classic Fest, with the Right Aspect Ratio!

Interviews:

'Upstream Color' Star Amy Seimetz Talks Multitasking and Directing 'Sun Don't Shine' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Skinny Matthew McConaughey Talks New Approach to Roles: 'Mud,' 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Magic Mike' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Festivals:

Cannes Adds New Films by Jim Jarmusch and Claude Lanzmann to Official Selection

Tribeca Film Festival Awards 'The Rocket' and 'The Kill Team' with Top Honors

Louisiana International Film Festival Continues with Industry Expo, Strong Documentaries, 'I Am Divine'

Television:

'Game of Thrones' 3.4 Recap and Review

News:

Did 'Les Mis' Make Musicals Popular Again? Depp Eyes Sondheim's 'Into the Woods' for Disney

'Django Unchained' Will Show in China: Tarantino Agrees to SARFT Demand for More Cuts

Zach Braff Raises Over 1.5 Million in One Day via Kickstarter for New Feature

Box Office:

'Iron Man 3''s Big Overseas Opening Fans High Stateside Expectations; Why AMC and Regal Wrangled with Disney (VIDEO)

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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.