Thompson on Hollywood

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

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.

- 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.

- 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.

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

- 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.