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Best of the Week: Cannes Begins, Interviews, Reviews, News and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood May 17, 2013 at 8:24PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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Emma Watson on the Cannes red carpet for "The Bling Ring"
Emma Watson on the Cannes red carpet for "The Bling Ring"

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Cannes:

Harvey Weinstein Previews Awards Slate at Cannes

Cannes Interview: David Lowery Talks 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Cannes Virgin Festival Diary 1: From "Gatsby" to "Heli" and Back

Cannes Exclusive! Jim Mickle Talks Smart Horror Remake "We Are What We Are" 

Cannes Review: Coppola's "The Bling Ring"

Cannes Interview: Ryan Coogler Talks Honoring Oscar Grant, Slain at "Fruitvale Station" (TRAILER)

IFC Goes on Cannes Buying Spree

Cannes: Scarlett Johansson to Direct Adaptation of Truman Capote's Near-Lost Novel "Summer Crossing"

Spielberg and Competition Jury Tell It Like It Is in Cannes

"The Great Gatsby" Launches Cannes, Luhrmann Reveals Wrangling with Warners

Cannes Exclusive: Ari Folman Talks Fortnight Opener "The Congress," Which Predicts Hollywood's Chilling Future (TRAILER) 

Features:

Immersed in Movies: VFX Retrofitting for Abrams' Hybrid Vision of Old and New in "Star Trek Into Darkness" 

News:

Weinstein Co. Green Lights "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" Sequel with Michelle Yeoh

James Franco Reviews Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," Calls Out Negative Reviewers as "Hypocrites"

Reviews:

Weekend Preview: "Frances Ha" Delights, "Star Trek Into Darkness" Relentlessly Entertains, "Pieta" a Bloody Must-See

Is There a Connection Between Baumbach's "Frances Ha" and Bujalski's "Funny Ha Ha"?

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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.