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Best of the Week: Oscar Talk, 'Blue Is the Warmest Color''s Male Gaze, 'The Counselor' Just Bad McCarthy and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood October 26, 2013 at 2:15PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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"Blue Is the Warmest Color"
"Blue Is the Warmest Color"

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Awards:

Oscar Talk: Where Are We Now?

Shifting Oscar Lineup: Who Comes Out Ahead? UPDATED

Box Office:

This Weekend: Must-See "Blue Is the Warmest Color"; Plus, Claire Denis Returns with "Bastards," Ridley Scott's "Counselor" and More

As "Gravity" and "Captain Phillips" Hit and "Fifth Estate" Bombs, Who's a Movie Star, Anyway?

Top Ten Box Office: "Gravity" Force Squashes Newbies "Fifth Estate," "Carrie" and "Escape Plan," Young Audiences Are MIA

Features:

TV Is the New Cinema: "Homeland" Takes Off, Leaving Clueless Critics in the Dust

Academy and Historian Kevin Brownlow Present King Vidor's Striking Silent Classic "The Crowd" (VIDEO)

Your Week in Streaming: "The Heat" Hits VOD and Six Other Weird and Wonderful Female "Buddy" Movies

Festivals:

Morelia Film Festival: Too Many Mexican Movies Day, Plus John Sayles' "Go For Sisters"

Review: Thompson Triumphs in "Saving Mr. Banks," which Adds Spoonful of Sugar to Backstage "Mary Poppins" Tale

Interviews:

Filmmaker Noujaim Talks Sundance Winner Egyptian Revolution Doc "The Square" (TRAILER)

Immersed in Movies: Gavin Hood Talks the Zeitgeist of "Ender's Game"

Matthew McConaughey Talks "Dallas Buyers Club" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Cannes-Winning Stars of "Blue Is the Warmest Color" Talk Controversy, Kechiche: "It's a Blind Trust" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

News:

Feminists Debate Cannes-Winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color"'s Patriarchal Gaze

Four Years a Slave: Nikki Finke Tweets Her Departure from Deadline. What's In Store?

Irish Actor Jamie Dornan Is Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades of Grey"

Reviews:

Ranking Best and Worst NC-17 Rated Films as "Blue Is the Warmest Color" Opens

Review: Kim Mordaunt's Australian Oscar Submission "The Rocket," a Primitivist Parable with Anti-Corporate Message

Critics Show No Mercy for "The Counselor": "It's just bad Cormac McCarthy" (REVIEW AND ROUNDUP)

Doc "I Am Divine" Offers Insightful Portrait of Gay Icon and John Waters' Muse

Review: Killer Whale Doc "Blackfish" Exposes the Deadly Side of SeaWorld

Review: Documentary "Casting By" Heralds the Unsung Yet Crucial Art of the Casting Director


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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.