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Weekly Wrap: Trailers, Interviews, Festival Updates, Oscar Watch, and a 2011 Trailer Mashup

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood December 24, 2011 at 7:49PM

Weekly Wrap: Trailers for "Prometheus" and "Dark Knight Rising," Reviews of Late December Releases, Festival Updates, Oscar Watch and updates on projects in the works.

Steven Spielberg's War Horse
DreamWorks Steven Spielberg's War Horse

Trailer Watch: Ridley Scott's "Prometheus"

Holiday Trailer from Aardman's "The Pirates!"

Video: "Dark Knight Rises" Trailer and IMAX Prologue

Early Reviews: "War Horse," "Extremely Loud," "Land of Blood and Honey"

Sherlock Holmes and Chipmunk Sequels Fail to Cure Weekend Box Office Blues

Trailer Watch: "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"


Hillary Johnson on Hollywood Satire "Shooting Stars"

John Knoll Talks "Mission Impossible" and Brad Bird

Max von Sydow Talks The Silence of the Renter

Wenner on His Stunning 3-D Tribute to Pina Bausch

Agnieska Holland's "In Darkness" Returns to Holocaust

"Avatar" VFX Wiz Compares "Apes" and "Tintin"

Indie Spirit Nom "Without" Team Talks Micro-Budget Filmmaking, Distribution


Athena Film Festival Will Return to Barnard

Online French Film Festival to Return in 2012

Sundance Adds Four New Titles to 2012 Program

"Darling Companion" to Open Santa Barbara Fest


Oscar Watch: Passion Votes Drive Exciting Race, Likely Eight Best Pic Nominees

"Tree of Life," "A Separation" Lead Village Voice Poll

London Film Critics Bolster "Tinker Talior," "Drive," "A Separation"

Oscar Eligible Songs and Scores Announced, Thomas Newman Leads

With Four Films

DGA Awards Name Grammar as Host, Noms to be Announced January 9

Critics Keep Voting for "Tree of Life"

Oscar Predictions Chart - Updated


Ari Folman's "The Congress" Due in 2013

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Allen's "Nero Fiddled," "We Need to Talk about Kevin" Moves Up

"Lovelace" Biopic Starts Production in L.A.


Streep vs. Davis Interviews, Fincher, Mara, Pitt and Hill do Charlie Rose


Fincher's Serial Killer Trilogy

2011 Trailer Mashup

That "Extremely Loud" Poster Looks Extremely Familiar

Michel Gondry Swedes "Taxi Driver"

Matt Brennan: For Woody Allen, the Place is the Thing

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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.