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Oscar Video: Maltin vs. Tyson on Oscar Picks

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood February 23, 2011 at 5:01AM

IndieWIRE critic Leonard Maltin learns not to argue with heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on his Oscar picks. Best Picture: Avatar, starring Halle Berry.
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IndieWIRE critic Leonard Maltin learns not to argue with heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on his Oscar picks. Best Picture: Avatar, starring Halle Berry.

Oscar Talk with Mike Tyson & Leonard Maltin from Mike Tyson

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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.