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Kevin Spacey's American Airlines Ad: Not Great Start for Margin Call Oscar Push

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood November 11, 2011 at 11:33AM

Kevin Spacey may be a contender for his supporting role in Wall Street drama "Margin Call," but we're not sure promoting preferential airline treatment for celebrities--and others who can afford to rule the air travel class system--is the way to kick off his Oscar campaign.
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Kevin Spacey may be a contender for his supporting role in Wall Street drama "Margin Call," but we're not sure promoting preferential airline treatment for celebrities--and others who can afford to rule the air travel class system--is the way to kick off his Oscar campaign.

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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.