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Best of the Week: LAFF Kicks Off with Almodovar, 'Man of Steel' Arrives, Death of Spec Scripts, Reviews and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood June 15, 2013 at 4:19PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
Henry Cavill in "Man of Steel"
Henry Cavill in "Man of Steel"

The top stories of the week from TOH!


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Memo to Screenwriters: Stop Acting Like It's 1999 -- DIY and Click "Follow"

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The Death of the Spec Script: What Are the Ten Highest Screenplay Sales Ever?

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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.