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Best of the Week: Steven Soderbergh on What's Killing Cinema, CinemaCon, Ben Wheatley Video Interview and More

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Reviews:

'Iron Man 3' Review and Roundup: Robert Downey, Jr. in Top Form as Smart Superhero

Andrea Riseborough, Clive Owen Shine in James Marsh's IRA Drama 'Shadow Dancer'

CinemaCon:

CinemaCon Panel Decries Hollywood's Underserving Women, Chasing Young Males

Directors Raimi, Stone and Del Toro Argue Horror, Provoking vs. Pleasing Audiences, Seeing Red

Lionsgate Puts 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Front and Center

Fox Launches Walter Mitty Oscar Campaign, Bullock & McCarthy's 'The Heat'

Interviews:

'What Maisie Knew' Writer Waited 18 Years to Make Film Adaptation of Henry James

'Kill List' Director Ben Wheatley Talks IFC's 'Sightseers' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Alex Gibney Talks Manning and Assange, Stars of His 'WikiLeaks' Expose (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Festivals:

2013 Los Angeles Film Festival Lineup Revealed

LISTEN: Steven Soderbergh on 'What's Killing Cinema,' A Fungible Algorithm

San Francisco International Film Festival Begins with 'Twenty Feet from Stardom,' 'Populaire,' 'The Artist and the Model'

Gilles Jacob: Author, Cannes President, Raconteur, One-Time Champion of Von Trier

Features:

'Frances Ha' Q & A: Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach on Collaborating, Shooting Black-and-White in NY

Filmmaker Top Ten Lists, From Fassbinder, Haneke and Almodovar to Scorsese, Tarantino and More

Television:

'Game of Thrones' 3.5 - 'Kissed by Fire' Recap and Review

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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.