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Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Reviews, Interviews, Oscar Talk, In the Works

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood January 14, 2012 at 1:43PM

BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS
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BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS

Weekend Preview: Swinton, Belafonte, Wahlberg, Streep

Quentin Tarantino's Top 11 of 2011

Why You Should See "Hugo" in 3-D

2011 Attendance Up at Indie Alamo and Landmark Chains

Trailer Watch: Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom"

"Friends with Kids" Trailer

HBO Debuts Gervais and Merchant's "Life's Too Short"

Horror Sleeper "The Devil Inside" Jump Starts New Year's Box Office

Studio Ghibli Retrospective to Play in L.A.

Indie Distributors Target Foreign Oscar Entries for Specialized Gold

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Opening Titles

Matt Brennan on "Contagion" and "Children of Men"

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Oscar  Supporting Actor Race, Robert Forster Talks 'The Descendants'

Andy Serkis on "Apes," "The Hobbit"

Golden Globe Nom Abel Korzeniowski Talks "W.E."

FESTIVALS

Locarno Fest Retrospective Will Screen Otto Preminger's Complete Works

SXSW 2012's Opening Film Is "The Cabin in the Woods"

Berlinale Adds Ten Titles to Competition Lineup

HollyShorts 2012 Accepting Submissions for August Fest

Parker Posey Hosting Sundance Awards Ceremony

Palm Springs Festival Offers Pre-Awards Glitz

Prescreen Streams Indie Films, Sundance Trailers

GoDigital Buys Might Entertainment, Hunts for Sundance Titles

NAB Show Focuses on "The Great Content Shift"

AWARDS

Oscar Talk

Inside the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and Winners: "The Artist," Clooney, Davis

Kim Novak Protests Use of "Vertigo" Score in "The Artist"

Inside the Cinema Eye Awards

DGA Announces Outstanding Documentary Director Noms

Inside Michael Moore's Oscar Doc Reforms

USC Scripter Award Nominations

Golden Globes Weekend Preview

Visual Effects Designer Douglas Trumbull to Be Awarded Academy's Gordon E. Sawyer Award

Catherine Deneuve to Receive Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award

Presenters Announced for SAG and Critics' Choice Awards

American Society of Cinematographers Shuts Out "War Horse"

Academy Narrows Makeup Contenders to Seven

Golden Globes Presenters Include Banderas, Portman, Kidman, McCarthy

Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak Will Announce Oscar Noms on January 24

Updated Oscar Predictions Chart

DGA Noms Include Surprise Fincher Nomination

"Tintin" Dominates Visual Effects Society Noms

National Society of Film Critics Winners

Behind the Costumes of "The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo"

IN THE WORKS

Bale Covers EW for "Dark Knight Rises"

Wrekin Hill Acquires Raunchy Brit Hit "The Inbetweeners"

Rob Marshall to Direct "Into the Woods" for Disney

John Logan Will Adapt "Jersey Boys" for Big Screen

Paramount and Cameron Team with Cirque du Soleil for "Worlds Away"

Darabont's "L.A. Noir" at TNT; AMC Moving Ahead with "Goodfellas" Prequel

Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis" Gets Hedlund

Clooney's Next Priority is Hitler-Art-Love-Story Project "The Monuments Men"

"The Artist" Director Michel Hazanavicious's Next Project to Be Chechnyan Drama

Will "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Sequels Happen?

Jeremy Renner is Aaron Cross in "Bourne Legacy" Reboot

INDUSTRY NEWS

Lionsgate Acquires Summit for $412.5 Million

Ricky Strauss Takes Disney Marketing Presidency

Film Independent Names McManus and Welsh Co-Presidents

Universal to Celebrate 100 Years of Movie History through 2012

MEDIA

Newsweek to Create 1960s "Mad Men"

Europe's Shooting Stars of 2012

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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.