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BOX OFFICE, REVIEWS, TRAILERS, MARKETING

This Weekend: Like Crazy, Anonymous, Puss in Boots and More

Nosferatu with New Graham Reynolds Score

Tinker, Tailor Releases Character Profiles

Silent House: Well-shot, Underwhelming

Walking Dead 2.2 - Wandering Aimlessly?

Rum Diary Reviews: Diverting, Average, Indulgent

Matt Brennan Compares Margin Call v. Wall Street and Weekend v. Before Sunset

Weekend Box Office: Paranormal Activity 3 Breaks Horror Record

H&M, Dragon Tattoo Costume Designer Bringing Lisbeth Salander Outfits to Stores

Strike Back Season Finale

INTERVIEWS, Q&As

Brad Bird Talks Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Animation vs. Live Action

Academy Holds "Rise of Non-Fiction" Panel

Screenwriter John Orloff Talks Anonymous

Peter Bart on Eastwood J. Edgar

Fassbender, McQueen Talk Shame

Werner Herzog Muses about Getting Shot At, Into the Abyss

FESTIVALS

London Film Fest Wrap and Winners: The Deep Blue Sea, Into the Abyss

SXSW Announces First Round of Panels

Almodóvar's Selections as AFI FEST Guest Artistic Director

Sundance Finally Finds Media Relations Director

Morelia International Film Festival: Day Three, Day Four, Day Five

AWARDS

Oscar Talk: Shame, The Descendants, Doc Race

International Documentary Association's 2011 Nominees and Honorary Awards

2012 Indie Spirit Awards Once Again Happening on Santa Monica Beach

Cinema Eye Nominees: Senna, Life in a Day

AJ Schnack Talks Cinema Eye Honors

SAG Awards Nomination Submissions Due Oct. 27

European Film Academy To Honor Mads Mikkelsen

Film Independent Announces Producers Lab Participants, Sloan Award Winners

IN THE WORKS

Kidman's Production Company Options The Family Fang

Soderbergh's Magic Mike Coming June 2012

First Look: Cianfrance's Place Beyond the Pines

Relativity's First Chinese Joint Venture

Penn to Direct De Niro, Wiig in The Comedian

Butler, Worthington & McConaughey Starring in 3-D Thunder Run

Fox to Make Two Independence Day Sequels

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Pitt, Fassbender and Ejiofor Joining Twelve Years a Slave

Peter Jackson Will Direct Tintin 2 (Along with The Hobbit)

John Cusack and Malin Akerman Join The Number Station

The English Teacher Gears Up in NY

Affleck and Damon Team Up on Whitey Bulger Story

Alexandre Desplat's Busy (And Oscar-Worthy) Year

CELEBS

Damon Water: Bottles for Charity

EW Crowns Melissa McCarthy Queen of Comedy

Banksy Plays Monopoly In London

REVIVALS

Academy Celebrates 40th Anniversary of The Last Picture Show with Restored Director's Cut

KCET to Air Norman Corwin Doc

MEDIA

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IMDB Launches Entertainment News App

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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.