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Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood November 26, 2010 at 5:51AM

Thompson on Hollywood


- Oscar Watch: Social Network’s Eisenberg Talks Zuckerberg, Guilt, Perfectionism and Fincher.

- Oscar Watch Q &A: Tom Hooper Talks Long Road to King’s Speech.

- Oscar Watch Q & A: Diane Lane Talks Secretariat, Feminism, Daddy Directors.

- Doug Liman Talks Fair Game, CIA Spies, Valerie Plame, Bourne, Jumper, New York vs. Hollywood.

- Harry Potter Producer David Heyman Talks Deathly Hallows, Tentpoles, Gravity.

- Oscar Talk: Governors Awards, Animated and Documentary Shortlists, Oscar Parties, Ronni Chasen.

- Oscar Watch: Black Swan’s Portman Talks, Charms Letterman, Leads Long Line of Contenders.

- Sean Penn to Accept Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai Film Fest; MIA on Fair Game.


- In Development: Knightley and Wright for Anna Karenina, Moses to Rise Again And Again.

- Spielberg Casts Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln.

- Sundance Table-Reads Lena Dunham in NYC.


- Thanksgiving Box Office Preview: Tangled, Love & Other Drugs, Burlesque.

- True Grit Posters Starring Damon, Bridges, Brolin, Steinfeld: No Country for Old Men Redux.

- LACMA Premieres John Woo’s Complete Red Cliff.

- Clip Alert: Tangled, Disney’s Last Animated Fairy Tale?

And we considered the Ten Worst Beatles Songs.

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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.