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Best of the Week: Sundance Exclusives, Rotterdam and Santa Barbara Film Fests Roll Out and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood February 1, 2014 at 1:53PM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass in 'The One I Love'
Photo by Doug Emmett Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass in 'The One I Love'

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Awards:

Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director at DGA Awards (FULL WINNERS LIST)

Crafts Roundup: Talking VFX with the Five Oscar Nominees

Box Office:

Friday Box Office: "Ride Along" Reigns Again, "Awkward Moment" Connects, "Labor Day" Lags

Who Needs an Oscar Nod? "Gloria" Scores Strong Initial Numbers Along with "Stranger by the Lake" and "Visitors"

Features:

2014 Preview: From "Nymphomaniac" to "Gone Girl," What Films Look Good, Great and Troublesome This Year

Festivals:

Rottderam Panel: Creative Co-Funding of Indie Films, from Tribeca to Kickstarter

Rotterdam: Women Directors and Women-Driven Narratives Are Front and Center

SBIFF Review: Opening Night Doc "Mission Blue" Plumbs Depths of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle

Should the New York Times Review Every New York Film Booking?

The Toronto International Film Festival Insists on Premieres for its Opening Weekend

Interviews:

Anatomy of a Scene: Talking the "Her" Office with Oscar-Nominated Production Designer KK Barrett

Anatomy of a Scene: Oscar-Nominated Editor Christopher Rouse Talks the Pivotal Attack in "Captain Phillips"

Elisabeth Moss Wows Sundance with Two Films, "The One I Love" and "Listen Up Philip"

Five Things I Learned at DGA Symposium with Scorsese, Greengrass, Russell and McQueen

John Lightgow Talks Ira Sachs' Gay Love Story "Love Is Strange" at Sundance (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Oscar-Nominated "The Square" Team Talk Filming a Revolution (VIDEO)

Teller Speaks! Talking Wondrously Mind-Boggling Art Doc "Tim's Vermeer"

News:

Saying Goodbye to Two Hollywood Good Guys

Will Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in "Batman vs. Superman" Invigorate Franchise?

Sundance Deal Tally: Who's Bought What? (Score Card UPDATED)

Reviews:

Four Reasons 2014 Will Be the Year of the Immigrant on Film

George Clooney's World War II Adventure "The Monuments Men" Never Achieves Liftoff

This Weekend, See Oscar Shut-Outs "Labor Day" and "Tim's Vermeer"

Zellners Strike Wonder with "Kumiko the Treasure Hunter," Starring Rinko Kikuchi

This article is related to: Awards, Awards Season Roundup, Academy Awards, Sundance Film Festival, Directors Guild Awards, Directors Guild, News, Festivals, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Acquisitions, Interviews, Video


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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.