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Best of the Week: Thanksgiving Brings 3-D Delicacy 'Life of Pi,' Interviews with Lee & Wright, Awards, Features & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood November 24, 2012 at 6:46AM

This week on TOH!, we interview director Ang Lee on his 3-D triumph "Life of Pi" and director Joe Wright on the sumptuously mounted "Anna Karenina," we look at fun facts about the making of "Psycho" as "Hitchcock" hits theaters, we keep up with the awards beat and much more!
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'Life of Pi'
'Life of Pi'

This week on TOH!, we interview director Ang Lee on his 3-D triumph "Life of Pi" and director Joe Wright on the sumptuously mounted "Anna Karenina," we look at fun facts about the making of "Psycho" as "Hitchcock" hits theaters, we keep up with the awards beat and much more!

Interviews:

Ang Lee Deconstructs Cross-Cultural Cinematic Feat "Life of Pi": "don't let them tell you, it's your film language"

Hopkins Talks Playing "Hitchcock," Insecurities and the Dark and Feminine Side of the Legendary Director

Actresses Cotillard, Watts, Hathaway, Weisz, Field, Hunt and Adams Talk Fear, Fame, Nudity & Gender at THR Roundtable

Joe Wright Talks Liberating "Anna Karenina," from Stoppard and Knightley to Dior, Supertramp and "The Leopard"

Features:

LA Finally Gets "Gatz": Love Affair Between Man and Book

Immersed in Movies: Director Ramsey Talks "Rise of the Guardians" Darkness and VFX Breakthroughs

Five Things About the Making of "Psycho" That You Won't See in "Hitchcock"

As "Twilight" Fades, a Guide to Hollywood's Young Adult Franchise Bets, from "Angelfall" to "Divergent"

Awards:

Immersed in Movies: A CG Tiger to Die For in "Life of Pi" [VIDEO]

Doc Feature Oscar Voters Face Rough Process this Year

Oscar Dark Horse: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Must-See "End of Watch"

Reviews:

"Life of Pi" Review: Ang Lee's Gorgeous Adaptation is Stunning 3-D Triumph

Roundup: "Inventing David Geffen" Takes a Long, Respectful Look at a Hollywood Mega-Mogul

Things I Learned at the Kubrick LACMA Exhibit, from Weegee to NASA Technology

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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.