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Best of the Week: New Podcast Screen Talk, Why 'Jupiter Ascending' Got Pushed, LGBT Film Essentials & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood June 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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Mila Kunis in 'Jupiter Ascending'
Mila Kunis in 'Jupiter Ascending'

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Box Office:

Arthouse Audit: "Obvious Child" Stands Out Among Tepid Openers

Top Ten: "Fault In Our Stars" Soars at Box Office as "Edge of Tomorrow" Hopes for International Boost

Features:

As TV Consumption Changes, Everyone Wants a Piece of a Very Messy Pie

Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson in "The Rover."
Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson in "The Rover."

"The Rover Cinematographer Talks Filming Pearce and Pattinson -- "he's a natural" (VIDEO)

Stream These: 10 Essential LGBT Art Films, From Jean Genet to Xavier Dolan

Warner Bros. Studio Post-Robinov: Do They Need a Strategy Reboot?

Will Hollywood Learn from "The Fault In Our Stars"?

Festivals:

As Telluride Film Festival Ramps Up Labor Day Weekend Slate, Will Toronto Steal Its Thunder?

Linklater's "Boyhood" Sweeps Seattle International Film Festival Audience Awards

Los Angeles Film Festival: How Rookie Kimberly Levin Made Indie Farm Drama "Runoff"

Los Angeles Film Festival Opens with Bong Joon-Ho's Driving, Unrelenting, Gorgeous "Snowpiercer"

Interviews:

Snowpiercer premiere

Fandor CEO Ted Hope Reinvents Himself and Hollywood Via New Web Series

Mexican Director Amat Escalante Talks Violent Love Story "Heli," Out Now in Select Cities

Neil Marshall Talks Directing Epic "Game of Thrones" Battle--and That Long Take

Oscar Watch: DreamWorks' "How to Train Your Dragon 2" Leads Animation Race

Why David Michod Steered Clear of Hollywood to Shoot "The Rover" with Pearce and Pattinson (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

News:

Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston

Should Brit Star Tom Hiddleston Take on Country Icon Hank Williams?

Welcome to Screen Talk, Indiewire's New Weekly Podcast, with New Co-Host

Why "Jupiter Ascending" Really Got Pushed

Reviews:

This Movie Weekend Looks Bright, From an Oscar Sure-Bet to a Raunchy Buddy Comedy and a Grab Bag of Fest Faves

Television:

Will Shonda Rhimes Make Viola Davis a Star with "How to Get Away with Murder"?

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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.