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Weekly Wrap: Interviews, Festivals, Reviews, and What to Think of John Carter

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood March 9, 2012 at 5:44PM

John Carter


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Tribeca Film Festival 2012 Spotlight Cinemania Special Screenings

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Cinedigm Acquires Kirby Dick's Sundance Military Rape Expose 'The Invisible War'


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Louisiana Launches LA Film Prize Weekend

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The Long Gestation of Cannes Bound 'On the Road'

Woody Allen to Co-Star with John Turturro in his "Fading Gigolo" Pic

Oscar-Winning "Inception" Cinematographer Pfister Makes Directorial Debut

Michael Pena Lands Cesar Chavez Role in Diego Luna-Directed Biopic

Netflix and MRC Hit Fincher Reality with House of Cards

Hamm, Hendricks, Slattery, Moss, Weiner Talk Mad Men Season Five with EW

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Drunken Irish Alien Flick Grabbers Goes to IFC Midnight


The Creators Project Art Tech Festival Heads to San Francisco

Ira Deutchman on Indie Theaters Facing Digital Mayhem

Media Watch: Netflix and Cable Might Partner, Epix and ABC Family Launch Streaming Apps

Next Tugg Test: Paramount Insurge Launches 'Loved Ones' and Drafthouse Opens 'The FP'


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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.