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Best of the Week: 'Django' & 'Hobbit' Revealed, 'Zero Dark Thirty' Dominates with Critics, Oscar Doc Shortlist, Reviews & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood December 7, 2012 at 3:35PM

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This week on TOH!, we discuss "Django Unchained," "The Hobbit," "Zero Dark Thirty and the doc shortlist on Oscar Talk, we announced the Sundance premieres and docs lineup, we talked with Peter Jackson about "The Hobbit"'s contentious 48 FPS and much more!


Review Roundup: Bill Murray Deserves Better Than "Hyde Park on Hudson"

"Les Miserables" Review Roundup: Hooper and Cast Talk Singing Live

Review Roundup: Damon & Van Sant Fracking Drama "Promised Land" Lacks Subtlety

Review Roundup: Dustin Hoffman's "Quartet" is Genial Escapist Fun

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit": Review and Reaction Roundup UPDATED

DVD Review: "Dark Crimes" from Chandler, Hammet & Woolrich in Tantalizing TCM Noir Box Set

Moving, Lyrical "Kauwboy" Could Ride an Oscar Dark Horse

Now and Then: In Harmony, "Life of Pi" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Are the Best Films of the Year


Oscar Talk: "Django Unchained," "The Hobbit," Doc Shortlist, Impact of NYFCC & NBR

National Board of Review Picks Top Ten, Led by "Zero Dark Thirty," Shuts Out "Life of Pi," "Hobbit," "Master"

Oscar Watch: Check Out Online Screenplays for "Amour," "Moonrise Kingdom," "This Is 40"

Parsing the NYFCC Vote: "Lincoln" vs. "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Life of Pi"

New York Film Critics Circle Awards: "Zero Dark Thirty" Dominates -- Best Picture, Director, Cinematography UPDATE

Academy Reveals Best Documentary Shortlist -- "Invisible War," "House I Live In," "Sugar Man," "The Imposter" & More


Immersed in Movies: Peter Jackson Talks "The Hobbit" and Controversial 48 FPS


Sundance 2013: Premieres & Doc Lineup -- Including "Before Midnight," "Stoker," "The East," "Lovelace"

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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.