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Best of the Week: Hollywood Repeats Itself, Lee Daniels Opens Up, VHX Breaks the Mold & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood May 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
Pam Williams and Lee Daniels on set of 'The Butler'
Pam Williams and Lee Daniels on set of 'The Butler'

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Box Office:

Arthouse Audit: Jodorowsky's "Dance of Reality" Shows Cult Potential, "Immigrant" Impresses in More Theaters


"Winter Sleep"
Adopt Films "Winter Sleep"

Career Watch: Will James McAvoy's "X" Factor Raise His Stature?

Top Ten: "X-Men: Days of Future Past" Tops the Holiday Weekend, Down from Last Year


Cannes: "Foxcatcher" Tells Riveting Murder Tale as Award Season Beckons

Cannes: "Winter Sleep" Wins the Palme d'Or, Full List of Awards

TOH!'s 2004 Cannes Film Festival Bible: Read All Our Coverage From the Fest


Director Robert Stromberg Talks "Maleficent": Cutting Edge Virtual Cinema and Age-Old Emotional Storytelling

Griffin Dunne Talks Acting in "The Discoverers," Directing Joan Didion Doc, TV vs. Film, More

Lee Daniels Talks Transition from Film to Fox TV's Hip Hop Musical "Empire" and HBO's Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic


Eva Green in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'
Eva Green in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

Did Hollywood Male Fantasies Impact the Isla Vista Assault on Women?

Hollywood Isn't Giving Up Its Repetition Disorder Anytime Soon; See "The Gray Man"

Weinsteins Know What They're Doing: This Eva Green "Sin City" Poster Is Too Racy for the MPAA


Tarantino to Shoot "The Hateful Eight" After All (FULL CANNES VIDEO)

This Weekend, Why "Die in the West" When You Can Head to "Night Moves" and "Maleficent"?


VHX Marks New Model Website for Filmmakers, Reveals Stats

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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.