Thompson on Hollywood

Earth Day Is April 22: Films, Festivals To Celebrate, Protect and Inspire.


- San Francisco International Film Festival 54 Opening Night: Beginners, With a Late McGregor.

- Cannes Goes Bollywood with Musical Compilation The Greatest Love Story Ever Told.

- Cannes Adds Fortnight, Shorts, Critics Week Lineups, More Films Directed by Women.

- Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In: Horror Thriller Images Before Cannes Premiere.


- Truth vs. Fiction in HBO’s Drama Cinema Verite; Diane Lane, Alan Raymond, Kevin Loud Talk.

- Emmy Watch: Last Chance To Board Friday Night Lights Fifth Final Season.

Video Review Shows Go Young: Ebert Presents and ComingSoon’s FilmPulse

TV Review:">Upstairs, Downstairs Redux.


- Jeremy Renner Offered Lead in Tony Gilroy’s Bourne Continuation: Not as Bourne, Folks.

- Gordon-Levitt, Cotillard Confirmed for The Dark Knight Rises.

- The Great Gatsby Cast So Far: DiCaprio, Maguire, Mulligan Confirmed, Afflect Out, Fisher In.

- Summer Preview: X-Men: First Class Boasts Stellar Cast; Photo Gallery.

- EXCLUSIVE Clip: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams in 3-D.

- Red Flag Acquires AIDS Doc We Were Here for September Release in North America.

- Mark Cuban Puts Landmark Theaters, Magnolia on the Block.

- Director Craig Gillespie Talks Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: “Strong Female Characters, Action, Witty, Gothic”.

- X-Men: First Class: A Critique of Lawrence’s Mystique; New International Trailer.


- Meek’s Cutoff: Professor Kelly Reichardt’s Filmmaking 101 Primer.


- Restrepo Documentarian Tim Hetherington Confirmed Killed in Libya; Honoring Tim Hetherington & Chris Hondros: Their Work, Coverage, Restrepo Clips; Sebastian Junger’s Tribute to Tim Hetherington, Video Diary.


- A Curation of Nicolas Cage Debacles, Difficulties & Dinosaur Skulls.

- Pulitzer Prizes Go To Jennifer Egan, Bruce Norris, Eric Foner, Ron Chernow, Kay Ryan.

- Tina Fey Bossypants Excerpts: The Mother’s Prayer for Its Daughter.

- Legend Watch: Onassis Biopic, Bridges Wisdom & Music, Hoffman’s HBO Luck.

- Time 100 for 2011: Colfer, Damon, Hastings, Zuckerberg, Poehler, Oprah, Wahlberg, Rudin, Lively.