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Best of the Week: SXSW Wrap & Exclusives, Riviera Maya Film Fest, Ralph Fiennes Career Watch & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood March 15, 2014 at 3:09PM

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

Box Office:

"Grand Budapest Hotel" Breaks Records; "Particle Fever" Shows Appeal

Holdovers Battle "Need for Speed" for Top Spot, "Grand Budapest" & "Veronica Mars" Reach Top 10


Ralph Fiennes Career Watch: from "Schindler's List" to Mile-High Antics to "Grand Budapest Hotel"

Top Dozen Documentary Film Festivals, Full Frame Lineup


Mark Duplass & Jason Blum Talk "Creep," SXSW Review and Roundup (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

My Night at the Riviera Maya Film Fest Premiere of "Night Moves" with Peter Sarsgaard, Anxiety and a Jewel Heist

Review: Sun Valley Film Fest Opener 'Mission Blue' Plumbs Depths of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle

SXSW Episodic: Previewing Supernatural Chiller "Penny Dreadful"

SXSW: The Good, the Bad, and Top Ten Films at the 2014 Fest

SXSW Fest Wrap & Competition Award Winners

SXSW Premiere: Duvall Stars in "A Night in Old Mexico"


Legendary Editor Walter Murch Talks the Physics of "Particle Fever"


IMDb Launches New Casting Service: EXCLUSIVE

"The $11 Billion Year" Promo Tour Hits Los Angeles


Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac: Volume II"

Richard Ayoade's "The Double" Is All Style But Oh, What a Style It Is

SXSW Review: Deepwater Horizon's Aftermath Runs Deep in Grand Jury Winner "The Great Invisible"

SXSW Review: "Frank," Starring Michael Fassbender Wearing a Giant Fake Head, Totally Rocks

SXSW Review: Kate Lyn Sheil Is the Beating Heart of "The Heart Machine"

SXSW Review: Vampires Get Real in Hilarious Mock Doc "What We Do In the Shadows"

SXSW Review: The Zellners Strike Wonder with "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter," Starring Rinko Kikuchi

This Weekend, Drive Past "Need for Speed" and Head for the Indies


How HBO's "Looking" Went from Boring to Brilliant

TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: "True Detective" Finale: It's Classic Noir, People


Diego Luna, Michael Pena, Rosario Dawson Talk SXSW Audience Award Winner "Cesar Chavez" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Wes Anderson Talks Inventing Euro-Past in "Grand Budapest Hotel" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

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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.