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Tarantino Regrets Leaving Coppola's Somewhere Off His Ten Best

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 5, 2011 at 4:52AM

One significant omission on Quentin Tarantino's Ten Best List was ex-girlfriend Sofia Coppola's Somewhere, which the jury headed by Tarantino awarded the Golden Lion in Venice.
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One significant omission on Quentin Tarantino's Ten Best List was ex-girlfriend Sofia Coppola's Somewhere, which the jury headed by Tarantino awarded the Golden Lion in Venice.

Did Tarantino really prefer Jackass 3-D? He says he regretted not putting Somewhere in his top ten; he hadn't considered the films he saw in Venice and had no idea that his list would receive such scrutiny, reports NY Vulture.

This article is related to: Directors, Festivals, Lists, Quentin Tarantino, Sofia Coppola


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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.