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Best of the Week: Telluride and Venice in Full Swing, Gilliam's 'Zero Theorem,' Ranking the Films of Wong Kar-Wai and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood August 31, 2013 at 1:35PM

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Box Office:

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Features:

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Festivals:

Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: Frears' 'Philomena' is a Triumph

Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: Reichardt's 'Night Moves'

Telluride Film Festival, Diary One: Big Anticipation for the 40th Anniversary

Telluride Review: Jason Reitman's "Labor Day" Is a Suspenseful Romantic Heart-Tugger

Telluride Update: Buyers Lining Up for Divisive "Under the Skin," Strong Debut "Palo Alto" and Provocative "Starred Up" (TRAILER)

Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: "Gravity"

Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: "Joe," Starring Nicolas Cage

Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: "Tracks," Starring Mia Wasikowska

Interviews:

Director Mark Cousins Talks 15-Part Epic Series "The Story of Film," Coming to TCM September 2

Terry Gilliam Previews New Film "The Zero Theorem," Debuting in Venice

News:

Women in Film Foundation Announces 2013 Film Finishing Fund Recipients

Zeitgeist Films Acquires Murder Mystery Doc "The Galapagos Affair" Ahead of Telluride Premiere

Reviews:

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Television:

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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.