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Best of the Week: Women at the Box Office, Jane Fonda, Howard Hawks and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood June 7, 2014 at 12:42PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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The top stories of the week from TOH!

Awards:

Things I Learned at the Dazzling AFI Tribute to Jane Fonda: "stay curious"

Box Office:

Arthouse Audit: "Restrepo" Sequel "Korengal" Tops Specialty Box Office; Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves" Takes Second

Jolie's "Maleficent" Leads Box Office Top Ten with Strong Femme Appeal, Diaz's "Other Woman" at $81 Million

Features:

Happy 118th Birthday, Howard Hawks: TOH! Picks His 16 Must-See Films

Has "Maleficent" Restored Angelina Jolie's Box Office Mojo?

How Sony Imageworks Embraced Challenging Animation, Gritty Realism and Alien Mimics for "Edge of Tomorrow"

Why "Test" Director Chris Mason Johnson Is One to Watch in the New Pantheon of Queer Filmmakers

Who Should Play Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's Upcoming Movie? (POLL)

Festivals:

Cannes STD Horror Hit "It Follows" Lands Distribution; Director Interview (UPDATED)

Reviews:

Cancel All Your Plans: This Summer Movie Weekend Offers a Diverse Slate of Must-Sees

"Edge of Tomorrow" Review and Roundup: Cruise Fight Back in Dazzling Must-See Mindbender

"The Fault in Our Stars" Review and Roundup: Shailene Woodley Carries Manipulative Weepie

Television:

"Breaking Bad": Six Must-Watch, Shocking & Never-Before-Seen Highlights from the Epic New Blu-ray Set

Each TV Network Does Dramas Differently: Here's How

Showtime Renews Mendes and Logan's Horror Lit Series "Penny Dreadful"

Video:

Nothing Can Prepare You For Must-See Dutch Brain-Boggler "Borgman"

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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.