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BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: Horror Rules with "The Woman in Black, "Kill List" and "Innkeepers"; Madonna's "W.E." Lands

Hollywood Hits Super Bowl XLVIAd Updates

Weekend Box Office: Liam Neeson's "The Grey" Freezes Out Three Wide OpenersOscar Contenders Update

Review: HBO's "Luck" Promises More Than It DeliversGets Picked Up for Second Season

Watch: New Trailer for "The Hunger Games"

Matt Brennan: Making Sense of Miranda July

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Production Designer Stuart Craig Talks the Long Road of Harry Potter

Five Points from Newsweek's Oscar Roundtable

"The Artist" Cinematographer Guillaume Schicffman Talks in Retro Code

Director Benh Zeitlin Talks Sundance Winner "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Argentinian Director Armando Bo Talks "The Last Elvis"

McQueen Talks Masculinity and Femininity of Fassbender

Editing "The Descendants," From Clooney to Ozu

FESTIVALS

SXSW Full Line-Up: From Centerpiece "21 Jump Street" to Closer "Big Easy Express"

Scorsese Accepts Santa Barbara's American Riviera Award

Sundance Reviews: "The Debutante Hunters," "Neil Young," "We're Not Broke"

Indomina Picks Up Ice-T's "Something from Nothing" at Sundance

Santa Barbara Performer of the Year Viola Davis Seeks Roles 'You Can Sink Your Teeth Into'

Sundance Award Winners: "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "The Surrogate," "House I Live In," "Invisible War"

Sundance Eulogy from Bingham Ray's Poker PartnersVideo Appearances

Magnolia Adds "2 Days in NY," "Nobody Walks" and "Compliance" to Its Sundance Shopping Cart

AWARDS

Oscar Predictions Chart 2012 Updated

Oscar Talk: Guild Update, "The Artist" vs. "Hugo," Clooney vs. Dujardin

Video Watch: Featurette of Emmanuel Lubezki's Striking "Tree of Life" Cinematography

NYC Retrospective for Oscar Nominee Gary Oldman

Pitt on Best Actor Race with Clooney, Dujardin

Oscar Foreign Language Contenders in Poster Art

Academy Launches Pre-Oscar Week Screenings

Woody Allen's DGA Speech: Awards Fall Somewhere Between Nobel Prize & Republican Primary

At SAG Awards, Jean Dujardin Responds to Oscar Question with a Song

SAG Awards Favor "The Help," "The Artist"

"The Artist" Continues Winning Streak at DGA Awards

Academy Expands Producer Credits for "Tree of Life"

Oscar-Nominated Films Come Home via Movies on Demand

IN THE WORKS

Viola Davis Lines Up New Projects "Beautiful Creatures," "Ender's Game"

Focus Goes on 10th Anniversary Buying Spree

Chastain and Edgerton in Love for Myriad's Double Feature, His and Hers "Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby"

John Hawkes Joins "Jackie Brown" Prequel

Will Crowe and Neeson Face Off in Aronofsky's "Noah's Ark"?

Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Jacques Audiard's "Rust and Bone"

Endgame Steps in to Finance Soderbergh's "Bitter Pill"

Farmiga and Eckhart to Play Dennis Wilson and Christine McVie in "The Drummer"

Lawrence and Cooper Set for Susanne Bier's "Serena" Adaptation

Trost Brothers' "The FP" Premiering Feb. 25 at Cinefamily, Drafthouse to Widen Release on March 16

Will Relativity/Hasbro "Stretch Armstrong" Ever Get Made?

"Rampart" Pair Harrelson and Moverman Hint at Manhattan Murder Mystery

MEDIA

SnagFilms Update: Semel Joins Board, New Financing Round Closed, "Kinyarwanda" Acquired

Kickstart/Titmouse Announce Production Partnership for Animated TV and Film

Chastain, Lawrence, Mara, Wasikowska Star in Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue

PLUS

Film Independent Announces Participants for 2012 Directing Lab

Wikileaks's Julian Assange to Cameo on 500th Simpsons Episode

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Thompson on Hollywood

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.