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Best of the Week: 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Wins Cannes and Causes a Stir, On Set with Superman, Reviews and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood May 31, 2013 at 4:29PM

The best stories of the week from TOH!
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Poster detail from "Blue Is the Warmest Color"
Poster detail from "Blue Is the Warmest Color"

The best stories of the week from TOH!

Cannes:

"Blue Is the Warmest Color" Wins Cannes Palme d'Or

Cannes Winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color" Stirs Up a Feminist Controversy

Cannes 2013 Wrap: TOH's Complete Coverage of This Year's Fest

Cannes Update: Male Dinosaurs Mispeak, Jury and Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" Press Conferences (Videos)

Reviews:

Review: Documentary "Hey Bartender" Blends One Part Character Study, Two Parts Style

Book Review: "Rainer on Film"

Now and Then: Remarkable New Doc "La Camioneta," a Masterful Miniature (TRAILER)

Review: Margarethe von Trotta's Alluring "Hannah Arendt" a Portrait of Mass Guilt and One Woman Who Wouldn't Back Down

Features:

LA's Classic Film Series "Last Remaining Seats" Faces the Digital Steamroller

Immersed in Movies: "Man of Steel" Set Visit: Making Superman Relevant Again (VIDEO)

News:

The Real Woman Who Inspired Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise"

"Inside the Actors Studio" Host James Lipton Reveals His Life as a Paris Pimp

Immersed in Movies: What Sam Mendes Will Do If He Returns for "Bond 24"

Televison:

Amazon Greenlights First Five Original Series for Prime Instant Video

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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.