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Best of the Week: 'Les Mis,' 'Django,' 'Zero Dark,' A Look Back at 2012's Box Office, Performances and Indie Potholes

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood December 28, 2012 at 3:53PM

The best stories of the week from TOH!
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The best stories of the week from TOH!


"Not Fade Away" Creator David Chase Wants to Stick with Film, But Return to Genre

Hackford Grills Tarantino on "Django Unchained": Style, Score, Script Adds, KKK Scene; "it was my 'fuck you' to D.W. Griffith"


"Django Unchained": Why Spike Lee Refuses to See It, More Reviews UPDATED

"Les Miserables" Review Roundup; Detractors Could Hurt Musical's Oscar Bid

DVD Review: "The Words" Has a Serious Case of Writer's Block


Films that Should Never Be Remade -- From "The Goonies" and "Die Hard" to "Deer Hunter" and "Shawshank"

The Best in Digital Entertainment Content: What We Would Buy with $100

Immersed in Movies: Sound Designer Paul Ottoson Talks "Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Performances of 2012: A Good Year for the Broken, Disturbing and Driven

Box Office:

Christmas Box Office Reality: Top Dog "Les Miserables" Beats Out "The Hobbit" and "Django Unchained," Rest of Field Shows Weakness

Tops and Flops of 2012 Box Office -- Lessons Learned


Ted Hope Names the Really Bad Things in Indie Film 2012


"Downton Abbey" Christmas Special Spoilers Cause Twittersphere Uproar, Ruining Season 3 for American Audiences

Trailer for "Girls" Season Two: More Sex and Shenanigans for Dunham and Friends

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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.