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Weekly Wrap: Chasen, Portman, Harris, Ford, Mulligan, DiCaprio, Crowe, Deathly Hallows, Remakes

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood November 19, 2010 at 9:15AM

QUIZThis week we announced Winners and Answers: David Thomson’s Stump-the-Film-Buff 50 Movie Questions Quiz.
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QUIZ
This week we announced Winners and Answers: David Thomson’s Stump-the-Film-Buff 50 Movie Questions Quiz.

NEWS
We were shocked by the loss of Hollywood Publicist Ronni Chasen who was found shot to death. Chasen Tributes poured in and her memorial service was set for November 21.

- Amazon Launches New Movie Studio Run by Roy Price, Son of Frank.

- Fox Signs Black Swan’s Aronofsky to an Overall Deal.

OSCAR WATCH
- Starry Night at Governors Awards Fete: Coppola, Wallach, Brownlow and Controversial Godard.

- Academy Accepts 15 Submissions for Animation Race: Only Three Nomination Slots.

- Oscar Watch: Ed Harris Talks Challenges of The Way Back.

- Academy Documentary List of Fifteen Includes Exit Through the Gift Shop.

PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT NEWS
- Scorsese and DiCaprio Talk Shutter Island, Aviator, Gangs of New York, Sinatra, Hugo Cabret.

- Cooper’s Carancho Remake, Mulligan is Daisy, Jane Eyre Trailer, Wuthering Heights.

- Actresses Vying for Dark Knight Rises, Movies We Want, Ten Screenwriters to Watch.

- Clooney in Talks as Man From U.N.C.L.E..

- Hardwicke Talks Red Riding Hood, Trailer Attached to Deathly Hallows.

REVIEWS
- Haggis and Crowe’s The Next Three Days Yields Mixed Early Reviews.

CELEB WATCH
- Career Watch: Harrison Ford

- Black Swan’s Kunis Talks Celebrity; Portman Kicks Ass in a Thong in Your Highness Trailer.

- Celeb Watch: Celeb Salaries and Harry Potter’s Stars.

- Listen: Bruce Springsteen Interviewed by Ed Norton.

- Celeb Watch: The Fighter’s “Christian Bale May Kill Someone Yet,” Gyllenhaal and Hathaway Go Naked.

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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.