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Frameline Reviews: Sweet, Sincere 'G.B.F,' Riveting Human Rights Doc 'Born This Way,' AIDS Panic Drama 'Test' and More

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! June 28, 2013 at 4:22PM

The Frameline Film Festival wraps up this weekend in San Francisco with a fascinating array of docs and features about gay lives both closeted and open including the hilarious teen comedy "G.B.F." and gripping human rights doc "Born This Way."

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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.