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Hughes Tributes, Limon on Hudson, Fall Indie Previews, Where the Wild Things Are Trailer

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood August 7, 2009 at 8:08AM

John Hughes tributes are ubiquitous online today. Herewith a sampling:
Thompson on Hollywood

John Hughes tributes are ubiquitous online today. Herewith a sampling:

Teenage Wasteland Hughes Montage:

Chris Gore picks the must-see DVDs:

Video Game - E3 2009 - Attack of the Show

A trailer for the doc Don’t Forget About Me:

IFC blog lays out the fall straight to DVD releases, as well as an indie theatrical preview.

Carrie Rickey eulogizes the late great Budd Schulberg.

The Indie Spirits are taking a 25th anniversary vacation from their traditional day-before-the-Oscars-Santa Monica-beach ritual. I am not convinced that this is a good idea.

Doug Liman gets heroic on the Hudson.

Errol Morris vs. Ricky Jay.

I remain skeptical on Spike Jonze/Dave Eggers' adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are. This trailer does not convince me any more than the extended footage at Comic-Con. These fuzzy stuffed animals look fake to me, and I’m not responding to Max. I need to see the whole movie.

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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.