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Best of the Week: Cuaron Talks 'Gravity,' Focus Drops Schamus, 'Breaking Bad' Goes Out in Glory and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood October 5, 2013 at 3:53PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
Sandra Bullock in 'Gravity'
Sandra Bullock in 'Gravity'

The top stories of the week from TOH!


Oscar-Bound Bruce Dern Talks Career and Alexander Payne's "Nebraska"

Box Office:

Arthouse Audit: "Enough Said" and "Metallica Through the Never" Score Solid Limited National Grosses

"Cloud 2" Clear Winner Over Spotty Weekend, "Instructions Not Included" Highest Spanish Grosser Ever


Immersed in Movies: "Gravity" Takes a Giant VFX Leap as Pure Cinema

Your Week in Streaming: Movies About Movies by Hong Sang-soo and Jim McBride


NYFF Tributes Cate Blanchett on the Road to Oscar

Ramping Up to the 36th Mill Valley Film Festival

Spike Jonze Previews "Her" Before Its New York Film Festival Unveiling


"Gravity" Q&A: Alfonso Cuaron Talks Creating Space Epic (VIDEO)

Q & A: Indie Hit "Enough Said" Is Oscar Race Dark Horse


Obit: Paramount Stalwart A.C. Lyles Bows Out at Age 95

Obit: Tom Clancy, Author of Jack Ryan Thrillers "Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games" and More, Has Died at 66 (FILM CLIPS)

Take Note, Indie Filmmakers: Why Indiegogo Is at the Head of the Crowdfunding Class (Q & A)

Universal Replaces Schamus with Schlessel to Expand Focus Features Brand


"Gravity" Review: Cuaron's Exhilarating 3-D Space Ballet Is Anchored by Bullock and Clooney

Review: Greengrass Turns Screws with Intense Real-Life Thriller "Captain Phillips," Starring Oscar-Contender Hanks

Review: Nick Ryan's Riveting Doc "The Summit" Shows Death and Heroism on K2

This Weekend: Don't Miss Cuaron's Breathtaking "Gravity," Micro-Indie "The Dirties" and K2 Disaster Doc "The Summit"


"Breaking Bad" Finale Divides Critics: Just Right or Too Neat? (REVIEW ROUNDUP)

Review: "Borgen," in All Its Political and Psychological Glory, Is Back for Season 3

TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: "Breaking Bad" Goes Out with Neat Freak White at the Helm; Do the Suits Smell Blood?

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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.