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Best of the Week: Jarmusch Ranked, Nic Cage's Soul Still Dances in 'Joe,' Ten Best 'Mad Men' Episodes & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood April 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

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

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Box Office:

Scarlett Johansson Is Two for Two This Weekend as "Under the Skin" Marks 2014's Second Best Limited Opener

Weekend Top Ten Box Office: Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Smashes the Field


Career Watch: How Should Scarlett Johansson Use Her Box Office Superpowers?

Meet the Boise Film Underground, a Band of Indie Filmmakers Hard at Work in Idaho

TOH! Ranks the Films of Jim Jarmusch


The 17th Sonoma International Film Festival: Wine, Docs and Food Films


Behind the High-Frame-Rate Restoration of "Oklahoma!" Opening TCM Festival

With "Joe," Nic Cage Gives His Best Performance Since "Bad Lieutenant," Insists He's Always Indie


Baltasar Kormakur Launches "Trapped," Icelandic Crime Series

"Chef" First Look: Favreau's Indie Road Movie Is Food Porn

Gregg Araki's Controversial New Film "White Bird in a Blizzard" Gets a Distributor

In Must-See "Locke," Tom Hard Is Under Pressure

Meet Nell Shipman, "Girl from God's Country" and Silent Film Pioneer Who Fled Hollywood for Idaho

Lionsgate Follows Twilight/Lionsgate Template by Extending "Divergent" Trilogy

RaDiUS-TWC Partners with Blum and Duplass on "Creepy" Trilogy, "Utterly Insane New Franchise" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

"Transcendence" Director Pfister Talks Perseverance: "Do not give up"

Why Ray Winstone Is Perfect for That "Point Break" Remake


Five Films to See or Not-to-See This Weekend, from "Joe" to Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive"

Nicolas Cage Returns to His Naturalist Roots in "Joe," Directed by David Gordon Green


The Profound Realism of "Game of Thrones," Now Renewed for Fifth and Sixth Seasons

The Top Ten "Mad Men" Episodes (So Far)

Why the Penultimate Season of "Justified" Was One of the Show's Best

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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.