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Weekly Wrap: Golden Globes, Lead Up to Sundance, Box Office, Interviews, In the Works

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood January 20, 2012 at 5:22PM

BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS Weekend Preview: "Haywire," "Extremely Loud," "We Need to Talk about Kevin" Trailer Watch: Millenium Gets "A Little Bit of Heaven," Cinelan's Focus Forward Doc Initiative
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BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: "Haywire," "Extremely Loud," "We Need to Talk about Kevin"

Trailer Watch: Millenium Gets "A Little Bit of Heaven,"

Cinelan's Focus Forward Doc Initiative

"Contraband" Steals MLK Weekend Box Office

Box Office Report: Awards Performance Updates

Sloan Foundation and Coolidge Corner Theatre to Expand Science on Screen Program

Dress Your Wall with Demon Baby Posters

Brennan: Farmiga's "Higher Ground"

Stanley Kubrick: Inventor of the Box-Office Report

TELEVISION REVIEWS

A Prelude to HBO and David Milch's "Luck"

"Justified" Season 3 Starts with "Gunfighter"

INTERVIEWS, Q&As 

Exclusive Clip and Interview with Director of Sundance Doc "Chasing Ice"

Production Designer Anne Seibel Talks "Midnight in Paris"

Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Panel

FESTIVALS

Sundance Reviews: Mixed Response for Aussie Opener "Wish You Were Here"

Sundance 2012 Buyers Guide: A Primer

YouTube Short Film Competition Aims for Venice Film Fest

Watch the Trailer for Sundance's "Finding North"

Occupy Sundance Heads to Park City

New Directors/New Films Picks First Seven Selections

Sundance 2012: Meet the Artists

Sundance Trailers: "The Orator," "West of Memphis" & More

2011 Sundance Theatrical Acquisitions Underperform

Palm Springs Film Festival Winners

HBO Doc Films Buys "Me @theZoo"

AWARDS

Immersed in Movies: Soaking Up the Tweedy Atmosphere's of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

Oscar Talk: "Artist" vs. "Descendants" post-Globe, Guilds

London Critics Circle Gives "The Artist" and "A Separation" Three Awards Each

Two Texas Distributors Go Indie with Foreign Oscar Fare

Octavia Spencer: From the Golden Globes to Sundance's "Smashed"

Cinema Audio Society and Costume Designers Guild Select Nominees, Skip "War Horse"

Profiles of the Nine Shortlisted Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

BAFTA Nominations Led by "The Artist," "Tinker Tailor"

Golden Globes 2012: Best Moments, Winners, JokesParty Whirl

Editors Guild Nominees Skip "The Help," "Tree of Life"

Golden Globes Backstage Live Blog

Golden Globes Weekend Party Circuit

IN THE WORKS

Lionsgate, Wrekin Hill to Release "Dark Tide" on VOD Before Theatrical Run

HBO Debuts Cameron Crowe's Elton John and Leon Russel Doc "The Union" on February 2

Heist Comedy "Black Marks" Has Russell, Dillon, Baruchel, Stamp and Others

Soderbergh Confirms Backers for "Side Effects"

Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Chris Evans in Talks for "Snow Piercer"

Cormac McCarthy Sells His First Spec Script

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Peter Webler's Post-WWII Thriller "Emperor"

Sycamore Takes US Rights to Schipesi's "Eye of the Storm"

Terry Gilliam Short "The Wholly Family" to Screen Online

Will Baz Luhrmann's 3-D "Great Gatsby" Find New Intimacy in Film?

Whedon's "Much Ado," Cody's "Sweet Valley" Musical

Five Things to Know About HBO's 2012 Lineup

MEDIA

Online Advertising to Surpass Print for the First Time

Indie On-Demand Movie Site Fandor Adds iPad App

Thirteen Films Make Online Debuts through Sundance Institute's Artist Services Program

Cinema Guild Launches SPARK for Docs

PLUS

Zooey Deschanel and "The Single Life"

Can Hasbro Become the Next Marvel?

VIDEO

A Brilliantly Silly Short Video Remix: "Hello"

Watch: Brad Pitt Laughing Himself into Tears on "Moneyball" Set


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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.