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Hero Complex Film Fest Books Nimoy, Scott, Nolan

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 3, 2010 at 1:12AM

Geoff Boucher's The Hero Complex blog at the LATimes is mounting its own Film Festival: tickets go on sale Monday at 10 am.
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Thompson on Hollywood

Geoff Boucher's The Hero Complex blog at the LATimes is mounting its own Film Festival: tickets go on sale Monday at 10 am.

He's got Leonard Nimoy, who has just announced his retirement from acting and Star Trek events; Christopher Nolan will be bringing footage from Inception. On Sunday, Ridley Scott talks Blade Runner and Alien (and his Alien prequel plans) for a rare onstage interview.

This article is related to: Directors, Festivals, Franchises, Ridley Scott, Chris Nolan, Star Trek, Batman


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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.