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Best of the Week: SXSW, Interviews with Tina Fey and Alex Gibney, Reviews and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood March 15, 2013 at 4:00PM

The best stories of the week from TOH!
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Short Term 12
Brie Larson in 'Short Term 12.'

The best stories of the week from TOH!

SXSW:

Review: In Lovely and Devastating Narrative Spotlight Entry "Good Night," No One Goes Gently

Review: Gorgeous, Meditative "The Retrieval," Starring Jury Award Winner Tishuan Scott (CLIP) 

Review UPDATE: Christopher Abbott of "Girls" and Gaby Hoffmann Lead Jury Award Winning Ensemble Cast in "Burma"

"Bellflower" Producer Granshaw Talks Directorial Debut "Coldwater"

"Loves Her Gun" Star Trieste Kelly Dunn Talks Improv, Roadtripping and Directors 

Destin Cretton Talks Grand Jury Winner "Short Term 12," Immaturity and the Mystery of Indie Film's Future

Interviews:

Tina Fey Talks Her Post-"30 Rock" Career, "Admission" and Oscar Hosting

Alex Gibney Talks Bradley Manning, Julian Assange and New Doc "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) 

Television:

SXSW 2013: "Bates Motel" Preview a Few Cuts Under Its Pre-"Psycho" Potential

News:

"Girls" Creator Lena Dunham Poses for Playboy and Answers Twenty Questions

Netflix Picks Up "The Killing" Season Three for Streaming, Connects with Facebook

Sony Stakes Awards Season on Real Stories, Books David O. Russell's Abscam Movie Starring Cooper and Lawrence for December

Box Office:

Spain Gets "Excited" About Almodovar's Latest Before US Release (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.