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Weekly Wrap: Box Office, Trailers, Interviews, Early Oscar Buzz, Awards

Photo of Jacob Combs By Jacob Combs | Thompson on Hollywood December 3, 2011 at 11:43AM

Weekly Wrap: Box Office, Trailers, Interviews, Early Oscar Buzz, Awards
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"Corionanus" | "Sleeping Beauty"
"Corionanus" | "Sleeping Beauty"
BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: "Shame," "Sleeping Beauty," "Coriolanus," "Outrage"

Trailer Watch: Andrew Stanton's "John Carter"

Watch: "Ghost Protocol's Patton and Seydoux

Watch: Charlize Theron in "Young Adult"

Fox Sneaks "We Bought a Zoo"

Box Office: "Breaking Dawn" Dominates Thanksgiving, "Muppets" Do Well, "Hugo" Stumbles

Media, Industry Get a Look at "War Horse," "Iron Lady"

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Yates, Heyman Talk "Harry Potter" Finale, Next Projects

Production Designer Jack Fisk Discusses "The Tree of Life"

Rachel Weisz on Working with Malick

Le Figaro Interviews Roman Polanski

EW's Secrets of Spielberg

Ralph Fiennes Talks about Directing "Coriolanus"

Carey Mulligan Talks "Shame"

Pitt, Hill Talk "Moneyball" Love Story

Jolie Talks "Blood and Honey" on 60 Minutes

Watch: Spielberg Talks "War Horse" at Screening

Cronenberg Discusses "A Dangerous Method" (and Bondage)

FESTIVALS

Sundance Announces Line-Up, Out-of-Competition Extras

AWARDS

IDA's Best Feature Doc Goes to "Nostalgia for the Light"

Academy Begins Accepting Student Academy Award Entries

PGA Announces Documentary Noms

Oscar Talk: Impact of New York Critics, National Board of Review, Indie Spirits

Ten Animated Shorts Advance Towards Oscar Noms

"Hugo" Wins Best Film from National Board of Review

Night at the Brittanias

Oscar Predictions 2011/2012

Santa Barbara Names Viola Davis Outstanding Performer of the Year

Oscar Watch: Enrico Casarosa Talks "La Luna"

Oscar Watch: Weinsteins

Tuesday Awards Wrap-Up, Gotham Awards + 9

What Impact Will the Gotham Awards Have?

Gotham, NYFCC Winners, Indie Spirit Nominations

"Moneyball": The Oscar Dark Horse?

Oscar Talk: "War Horse," Streep, Davis, Animation

IN THE WORKS

Casting News Butterfield Joins "Ender's Game," Arterton and Ronan to Play Vampires for Jordan

Chinese Resolve Impasse Between "Flowers of War" Producers and Theaters

PLUS

Ebert Calls Hiatus on "At the Movies"

TCM's Battle of the Blondes

Video: Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas

This article is related to: Oscars, Sundance, Steven Spielberg, Charlize Theron, Terrence Malick, Roman Polanski, Ralph Fiennes


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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.