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Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Interviews, Festival Updates, Post-BAFTA Oscar Analysis, In the Works and More

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Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Interviews, Festival Updates, Post-BAFTA Oscar Analysis, In the Works and More
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"Bullhead"
"Bullhead"

BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: Heartbreaking, Brutal "Bullhead" Is a Must-See

Disney's Trailer for  Mis-Marketed "John Carter" -- "Avatar" or "Stardust"?

Trailer Watch: "Damsels in Distress""Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter", Red-Band "Friends with Kids", Teaser for "Prometheus"

Review: "Luck" Episode Three

"Walking Dead" Review: Second Season Premiere "Nebraska"

"The Vow" Breaks Valentine's Weekend Box Office Record

Awards Season Box Office Update

Weekend Video Sales: "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" Sells 3.2 Million DVD/Blu-Ray Units

Watch: First 12 Minutes of Brit Marling Starrer "Sound of My Voice"

Now and Then: Dunham's "Tiny Furniture" Bodes Well for HBO's "Girls"

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Letty Aronson talks shooting abroad and 'Midnight in Paris,' Woody Allen PBS Doc Streams Online

Santa Barbara Film Fest Screenwriters Panel

Howard Shore, Sandy Powell, Dante Ferretti Talk Retro "Hugo"

Five Questions for Oscar-Nominated "Monsieur Lazhar" Director Falardeau

Denzel Washington Talks Staying Busy, Plight of Women in Hollywood

William Joyce Talks "Fantastic Flying Books," Casarosa Talks "La Luna"

Agnieszka Holland's "In Darkness" Returns to Holocaust

Five Questions for "Footnote" Director Joseph Cedar

"Bullhead" Director Roskam & Star Schoenaerts Talk the Edgiest Foreign-Language Contender

FESTIVALS

Berlin Fest: Binoche Talks "Elles," Upcoming Camille Claudel Film

SXSW Releases Full 2012 Festival Lineup

Berlin Festival Reviews: "Farewell My Queen," Demented Nazis on the Moon"Bel Ami"

Sundance Institute's FILM FORWARD Lands in Arizona

AWARDS

Oscar Talk: Post-BAFTA Analysis, Shorts

Behind the Scenes: How Rango Became "Rango"

2012 Oscar Presenters Updated

Why Cirque de Soleil to Perform at Oscars

2013 Awards Dates Set for PGAsSAG Awards

Oscar Noms Talk Favorite Movie Moments

2012 Oscar Predictions Chart Updated

Awards Video: BAFTA Winners Dujardin, Streep Campaign for OscarPitt and Clooney Do Actors' Studio

BAFTA Winners and How the British Awards Show Affects the Oscars

European Children's Film Association Picks 2012 Award Winner

Dujardin Cuts a Rug on "Saturday Night Live"

IN THE WORKS

Brit Comedy "Reuniting the Rubins" Debuts March 23

Streep, Roberts to Lead Adaptation of "August: Osage County"

"La Ronde" Inspires Two Remakes: "30 Beats" and "360"

"Waiting to Exhale" Moves Forward Sans Whitney Houston

"Suspicion" to Join "Rebecca" As Hitchcock Gets Remade

Del Toro to Direct Another "Beauty and the Beast" Starring Emma Watson

More Fairy Tales on the Way: Seydoux's Beauty, Cassel's Beast, Disney's "Seven"

PLUS

Titles in Search of a Script: The Stanley Kubrick Files

Alamo Drafthouse to Take Over SF's Mission Theater

Moving on From Bingham Ray Memorial, Video Clips

The Career Progression of "Slumdog Millionaire" Star Freida Pinto

What If You Could Tip a Filmmaker?

Women in Film Adds 11 New Members to Board of Directors

Academy Accepts Entries for 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships

The Movies Say "I Love You"

Watch: Images from David Lynch's "Crazy Clown Time" Music Video

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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.