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Oscar Talk: Ten Best Lists, Impact of SAG and Globes on Race, Kidman's Chances

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood December 14, 2012 at 12:00PM

On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I count down, extoll and defend our Ten Best Movies of 2012---after we explain what the impact of the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Gobes nominations are on the Oscar race. We think.
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On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I count down, extoll and defend our Ten Best Movies of 2012---after we explain what the impact of the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Gobes nominations are on the Oscar race. We think.

Here's the podcast, which is also on iTunes. We'll wind up the year next week before the holidays--with our 100th episode. We have been doing this for four years!

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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.