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Weekly Wrap: Fests, WonderCon, Box Office, In The Works, Academy, Interviews & Women in Film

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson & Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood April 8, 2011 at 8:26AM

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BOX OFFICE

- Weekend Preview: Tough Girls vs. Male Juveniles, Must-Sees Hanna & Meek’s Cutoff.

- Oscar-Winner In a Better World’s Box Office Slashed by Harsh Reviews.

- Arthur Early Reviews: “Dispiritingly Witless,” “Crude instead of Whimsical”.

- Your Highness Early Reviews: “Utterly Batshit Insane, Misguided, Chaotic, Teenage Titillation”.

- Joe Wright on Hanna, Karenina, David Lynch, Fairy Tales; Slams Sucker Punch’s Sexual Objectification.

- WonderCon Highlights: Thor, Immortals, Cowboys & Aliens, Three Musketeers, Priest, Star Trek Sequel.

- Let’s Talk About Sex: A Call to Action for the Sake of American Teens’ Health.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS NEWS

- Dawn Hudson Takes Over Motion Picture Academy as CEO; Ric Robertson Reports to Her as COO, will Bring Change to Motion Picture Academy.

- French Week in Los Angeles: City of Lights City of Angels Preview.

- LA County Museum of Art Launches Film Independent Series, Backed by NY Times.

- Anne Hathaway Talks Hosting Oscars on Today Show: Will She Host Again? “Maybe…Perhaps No”.

- San Francisco Film Fest Preview: Christine Vachon’s Keynote, Frank Pierson’s Master Class.

- Women in Film LA Announces 2011 Crystal + Lucy Awards Honorees, Including Bening and Holmes.

- Ashland Independent Film Festival Runs April 7-11, Awards Shearer, Spurlock.

- Turner Classic Movie Festival Opens April 28 with An American in Paris, Celebrates Music and Movies.

VIDEO:

- Weintraub Talks His Way: from Presley, Sinatra, the Mafia and Soderbergh to His Two Women.

- Gabriel Sunday Talks My Suicide, Starring Late David Carradine, Opens in May Via Distrib Big Air.

- Trailer Watch: Is Crazy, Stupid, Love Gosling’s Crazy, Stupid Sellout?.

MEDIA

- AOL’s Huffington Overhauls Online Brands Moviefone and Cinematical: Moviefone’s Chui Loses Job.

- Top 25 Newspapers on Twitter; David Carr Beats LA Times

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

- In The Works: Bullock and Freeman May Chase Somali Pirates, Meg Ryan Directs, Medallion Adds Stars.

- The Crow Reboot Lands Director.

- In The Works: Nolan Helps Snyder with Superman; Working Title’s Trash; Flight of Conchords’s Hobbit.

- Javier Bardem for Dark Tower, Penelope Cruz & Woody Allen Reteam, The Hobbit’s Legolas & Gollum.

LISTS:

- Writers Guild’s 101 Greatest Screenplays List Starts with Casablanca, Ends with Notorious.


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