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Oscars 2011: Red Carpet Videos: Directors Hooper, Ferguson, Fox, Junger, Granik, Walker

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood March 1, 2011 at 10:34AM

Best Picture & Director Winner: Tom Hooper, The King's Speech

Best Picture & Director Winner: Tom Hooper, The King's Speech

Best Picture Nominee: Director Debra Granik, Winter's Bone

Best Documentary Winner: Director Charles Ferguson, Inside Job

Best Documentary Nominee: Director Josh Fox, Gasland

Best Documentary Nominee: Directors/Journalists Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger, Restrepo

Best Documentary Nominee: Director Lucy Walker, Wasteland

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This article is related to: Awards, Directors, Genres, Video, Oscars, BAFTA, Tom Hooper, Drama, Documentaries, Interviews

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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.