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Best of the Week: Buyers Hit Fall Fests, Gandolfini's Farewell Performance, TIFF Reviews and Interviews, and More

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood September 14, 2013 at 10:13AM

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 'Enough Said'
James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 'Enough Said'

The top stories of the week from TOH!

Awards:

Harvey Weinstein Cuts a Swath Through the Fall Fests, From "August: Osage County" to Pick-Ups

Women Are Running the Academy and the Oscars

Features:

How to Make Sense of the Universal Shake-Up

Memo to Screenwriters #3: Being Solely Identified by Your Scripts Leads to Permanent Identity Crisis

Your Week in Streaming: O Canada! Fandor Heads North, and a Guide to Great Canuck Films on VOD

Festivals:

TIFF: "The Unknown Known" Review and Q & A: Errol Morris vs. Donald Rumsfeld

TIFF Buy: Open Road Acquires John Ridley's Must-See Hendrix Biopic "All Is By My Side" (TIFF VIDEO)

TIFF, Day Four: Egoyan's "Devil's Knot," Hendrix Biopic "All Is By My Side," Jonze and Reichardt Q&A and More

TIFF Deals: A24 Goes "Under the Skin," Blanchett in Mamet's "Blackbird," CBS Films Takes Radcliffe's "The F Word," Lange Replaces Close in "Therese" and More

Toronto Film Festival: Movies About Fat People

Toronto International Film Festival: Thom Powers Talks Docs

Interviews:

TIFF Interview: Juliette Binoche Talks "Words and Pictures" (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Immersed in Movies: Transforming "The Wizard of Oz" in 3-D for IMAX (VIDEO)

Plan B Producer Dede Gardner Talks "12 Years a Slave," "World War Z" and Partner Brad Pitt

News:

Casting Watch: Julianne Moore Joins "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" Parts 1 and 2

Reviews:

Review and Roundup: "August: Osage County," Starring Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep

Review and Roundup: Weinstein Acquisition "The Railway Man," Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman

Review and Roundup: Matthew Weiner Misfires with Critically Panned "You Are Here"

TIFF Review: Gandolfini's Farewell Performance in Holofcener's "Enough Said"

TIFF Review: Pirjo Honkasalo's "Concrete Night" One of the Most Gorgeous Films at Toronto

TIFF Review: Teller's Clever Art Mystery Doc "Tim's Vermeer" Plays Like Magic

Television:

TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: "Boardwalk Empire" Season Premiere, Nussbaum TV Game, Johnson Directors "Breaking Bad"



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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.