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Best of the Week: Awards Season in Full Bloom, the Survival Film Renaissance, Fab Fonda Upstages Lee Daniels & More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood November 23, 2013 at 1:58PM

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Awards:

Awards Circuit: Things I Learned at the Governors Awards and Other Weekend Parties

Awards Season Update and Calendar: Critics and Guilds Pack in Movies in Order to Vote in Wide Open Race

Oscar Talk: Who's Ahead in the Oscar Race, Post-AFI FEST and the Governors Awards, Documentaries and Beyond (PODCAST)

Outfest Toasts Lee Daniels with Legacy Award While Fab Jane Fonda Channels Barbarella 

Ten Live Action Short Films Make Oscar Shortlist

TOH! Predicts the 15 Shortlisted Oscar Documentaries

Features:

CINE-LIST: Five Must-See Survival Films

Crafts Roundup: A Survivor's Journey in Production Design

"Out of the Furnace," Into the Reality of Rampano Families

STREAM THIS: Six Essential Paranoid Thrillers of the 60s and 70s

TOH! Ranks the Films of the Coen Brothers from Best, "No Country for Old Men," to Worst: What's Your Pick?

Interviews:

"All Is Lost" Far from Silent, Even with No Dialogue

Errol Morris Stands Up for Unapologetic Donald Rumsfeld Doc "The Unknown Known"

Immersed in Movies: Designing Cinematic Jigsaw Puzzle and Game-Changer "Gravity"

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

Why Bruce Dern Will Land an Oscar Nomination for "Nebraska": The Method Actor Tapped His Own History

News:

POLL: Who Should Play Arch-Villain Blofeld in "Bond 24"?

Things I Learned at "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Premiere

Reviews:

Critics vs. Academy: Do "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Book Thief" Need Great Reviews?

Five Films to See This Weekend: "Hunger Games," Dench Oscar Bid "Philomena," Drug War Doc "Narco Cultura" & More

Review: Motherly Love Spirals Out of Control in Romania's Chilling Foreign-Language Oscar Entry "Child's Pose"

Review and Roundup: Michel Gondry's Noam Chomsky Doc "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?"

Review and Roundup: Stephen Frears' Oscar-Friendly "Philomena" Stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan

Truth, Fiction and Somali Pirates: "Captain Phillips" vs. "Stolen Seas"

Television:

TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: "Doctor Who" 50th Specials Celebrate Britain's National Treasure

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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.