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Best of the Week: Cannes Unveils Lineup, CinemaCon, Reviews, Television and More

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Reviews:

Can Cruise and Universal Make Kosinski's Sci-Fi "Oblivion" a Global Hit? Review and Roundup

Budding and Seasoned Voyeurs Collaborate with Mixed Results in Francois Ozon's "In the House"

Urban Poverty and Youthful Pluck Coexist in Ken Loach's "The Angels' Share"

Media Roundup: Multiple Changes in Movie Coverage

Features:

Immersed in Movies: "Oblivion" Director Kosinski Talks Creating Original Sci-Fi Landscape Starring Cruise

CinemaCon:

CinemaCon: Warner Bros. Reveals Slate Led by Nolan/Snyder 'Man of Steel,' 'Pacific Rim,' 'Gatsby'

Universal's Adam Fogelson Makes a Splash at CinemaCon

Paramount Promos Big, Noisy Movies "Star Trek Into Darkness," "World War Z," "Pain & Gain" (VIDEO)

Fithian Looks Back at 2012, Universal New Model Studio

Festivals:

Cannes 2013 Lineup Unveiled: American Auteurs Include Coen Brothers, Gray, Soderbergh, Payne

Tribeca Reviews: Moving "Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia" and Humorless Comedy "Adult World"

Television: 

"Top of the Lake" Finale Recap: State of Emergency

Now and Then: "Veep" and Why We Need Satire Right Now

"Game of Thrones" 3.3: "Walk of Punishment" Recap and Review

News:

EXCLUSIVE: San Francisco Film Society and Kenneth Rainin Foundation Award Eight Filmmaking Grant Recipients, $340K Total in Funding


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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.