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Best of the Week: Telluride, How Hollywood Lost Its Mojo, 15 Must-See Neo-Noirs & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood August 30, 2014 at 3:04PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!

The top stories of the week from TOH!


Emmy Watch: As TV Enters the Future, Its Academy Remains Stuck in the Past

First Gurus 'O Gold Pre-Festival Top Fifteen Oscar Contenders

Box Office:

Arthouse Audit: "Love Is Strange" Spices Up Lagging Specialized Box Office

Four Summer 2014 Box Office Takeaways: How Hollywood Lost Its Mojo

Strange August Box Office Weekend Boosted by Holdovers, 'Sin City' Bombs, Top Ten Chart

Will "Guardians of the Galaxy" Reclaim Top Box Office Slot?


15 Must-See Modern Noirs

Ben Kingsley's Tightrope with Mythology, from Attenborough's 'Gandhi' to Upcoming 'Boxtrolls,' 'Exodus,' and 'Jungle Book'

Career Watch: Can Eva Green Rise Above Femme Fatale Typecasting?

How Christian Berger Shot the Twin Horrors of Hungary's "The Notebook" in CinemaScope


Oppenheimer's "Look of Silence" & Seidl's "In The Basement" Shock Venice

Telluride Lands a Rich Program and Key World Premieres Ahead of Toronto

"Wild" Screens For the First Time on Telluride Opening Day (REVIEW)


Where Is Nikki Finke?


Rory Kennedy Doc 'Last Days in Vietnam' Celebrates Heroes (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.