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Golden Globe Win: Up Will Also Nab Oscar

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 18, 2010 at 1:39AM

So far the Golden Globes wins are obvious no-brainers that will likely repeat on Oscar night.
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So far the Golden Globes wins are obvious no-brainers that will likely repeat on Oscar night.

Mo'Nique for supporting actress and Up for animated feature are clearly riding a swell.

The HFPA and NBC may be regretting broadcasting live for the first time tonight, as Ricky Gervais's racy comments about his penis reduction ("Just got the one now") and size in relation to his hand are unlikely to bring him back again.

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One of the high points of the BAFTA party Saturday was hanging with Coraline director Henry Selick and Up's Pete Docter, which led me to ask Selick if he was going to be doing some films at Disney. He is, in fact, developing three projects with Disney, a place that understands what goes into an animated feature, he said. He doesn't know which one will go first; some scripts are further along than others.

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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.