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Best of the Week: 'Pacific Rim' Needs You, Outfest Begins, Antonioni Restored, News and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood July 14, 2013 at 11:53PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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Idris Elba and Guillermo del Toro on the set of "Pacific Rim"
Idris Elba and Guillermo del Toro on the set of "Pacific Rim"

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Reviews:

"Pacific Rim" Review: Del Toro's Monster-Scale Epic Needs You!

Don't Miss the New 35mm Restoration of Antonioni's "L'Avventura," Starting July 12 in New York and LA

Review: In Vinterberg's Riveting "The Hunt," Mikkelsen Plays a Man Wrongly Accused of Society's Worst Crime

Features:

Rinko Kikuchi: Actress on Fire in "Pacific Rim"

Outfest:

Review: Young Lovers Go Asunder in Mark Thiedeman's Lyrical Debut "Last Summer"

Review: David Sedaris Adaptation "C.O.G." a Charming Coming-of-Age Picaresque

Outfest Weekend Preview: What Films to See and Why We Need the Festival

Television:

"The Newsroom" 2.1: "First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers"

News:

Studios Sticking with Hulu

Read This: Harvey Weinstein Calls Errol Morris "Boring" in 1988 Letter About "Thin Blue Line" Interview

In the Works: Ava DuVernay to Direct Martin Luther King Biopic "Selma"

Box Office:

Will "Pacific Rim" Open Better Than Predicted? Advance Ticket Sales Up on Del Toro Tentpole

Interviews:

Filmmaker Noujaim Talks Sundance Winner Egyptian Revolution Doc "The Square," Updates Ending in Cairo (TRAILER)

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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.