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Weekly Wrap: Awards Weekend; Guild Nominations, Bond 23 Proceeds; Mara's Salander

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 14, 2011 at 7:00AM

Thompson on Hollywood


-LA Film Critics Honoree Mazursky Talks Career, Hollywood

-America Cinema Editors Add Comedies Scott Pilgrim, Dagenham

- Directors Guild Reveals Five Male Front-Runners, Skips Women.

- Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards Favor Kids Are All Right, Social Network.

- Cinematographers Pick Five Nominees, True Grit In, Fighter Out.

- Directors Guild Documentary Nominations Add Last Train Home to Usual Suspects.

- Aronofsky vs. White at the New York Film Critics Awards.

- Social Network Update: Winklevosses Lose Settlement Appeal.

- Oscar Votes Due Friday, Packed Golden Globes Party Weekend.


- True Grit Surges Past $100 Million at Sleepy Box Office; Cage and Paltrow Pics Are Soft.

- Green Hornet Early Reviews Are Mixed.

- Ron Howard Goes Lowbrow with The Dilemma; Early Reviews.


- James Bond 23 Will Shoot in Late 2011 with November 2012 Release Date.

- W First-Looks The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Mara.

- Gender Watch: Uphill Battle for Heroines in the Marketplace, From True Grit to Sucker Punch.

- Cable Watch: Holmes’ Kennedys Needs Home, Hayek’s Wicked Gets 8-Hour ABC Adaptation.

- Casting Watch: Theron vs. Rapace For Alien, Hobbit Reunites Cast, Hawkes and Parker for Indie Drama.

- Production & Development Watch: Hall’s Awakening, Greengrass’s King Biopic, Russell’s 2 Guns.

- Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man Photo Gallery.

- Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris Lands at Sony Pictures Classics; The Fate of Past Partnerships.

- Actress Watch: Vote for Dark Knight Rises Actress; Coppola and Portman’s Dior Ad; Williams Gives Sage Advice.


- Fox Marketing Shuffle Signals Management Turmoil.

- Jodie Foster’s The Beaver To Debut at SXSW, Open Wide April 8.

- Hollywood’s Creme de la Creme Memorialize Class-Act Agent Ed Limato.

- Women in Film Names New President, Producer Cathy Schulman.

This article is related to: Awards, Box Office, Directors, Festivals, Genres, Headliners, Hollywood, Independents, Studios, Reviews, Media, Production , TOH: Best of the Week, Oscars, Golden Globes, David Fincher, Chris Nolan, Darren Aronofsky, SXSW

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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.