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Weekly Wrap: Oscar Talk, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Moneyball, Gordon-Levitt Interviewed on 50/50

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood September 23, 2011 at 10:29AM

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WEEKEND PREVIEW:

Weekend Preview: Testosterone Rules Box Office with Moneyball, Killer Elite, Machine Gun Preacher

INTERVIEWS:

Gordon-Levitt and Rogen Talk 50/50: “It’s Honest, That’s Why It’s Funny”

Albert Brooks Talks Drive, Comedy as Anger, Tweeting and Stanley Kubrick

Contagion Holds Strong at Box Office; Burns Talks Script, Viral Power of Blogger

AWARDS:

China Selects Zhang Yimou's Flowers of War Starring Christian Bale as Oscar

Oscar Talk: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Melancholia, Moneyball, Ides of March, New Oscar Rules

Footnote is Israel’s Official Oscar Entry, Wins Ophir

Academy Clamps Down on Campaign Violations, Social Media

Honor Roll: Producers Guild Recognizes Steven Spielberg

Oscar Watch: Ireland Submits As If I Am Not There

63rd Emmy Awards: Video & Photo Highlights, Movie Stars as TV Stars

Vote for New People’s Choice Award Categories; 2012 Show is January 11

FESTIVALS:

Toronto Wrap: Best of Fest, Oscar Boosts, Winners and Losers

Tom Hiddleston Talks Davies’ Deep Blue Sea, Spielberg’s War Horse, Marvel’s Thor and Avengers

TIFF: Huppert and Fontaine Talk Culture Clash Romantic Comedy My Worst Nightmare

TIFF: Moverman Talks Rampart, Harrelson, Ellroy, Cops, Bungee Cameras, Independence

Rising Indie Music Box Buys U.S. Rights to Deep Blue Sea, Will Campaign for Weisz, Arentz Talks

Tokyo International Film Festival 24 Line-Up

IN THE WORKS:

Half-Eaten Poster Battle: Iron Lady vs. Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

First Look: Depp, Pfeiffer, Bonham Carter in Burton’s Unearthly Dark Shadows Ensemble

Yes, Really: Universal Remaking a Non-remake of Scarface; Vulture on Unoriginality in Hollywood

Trailer Watch: Long-form Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Looks Good, Lacks Edge

Trailer Watch: The Awakening Chills and Thrills with Rebecca Hall and The Wire’s Dominic West

Trailer Watch: J. Edgar Trailer Lands, “When Morals Decline and Good Men Do Nothing Evil Flourishes”

Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo Gets Creative Poster, Salander Profile Covers Blomkvist

Emmerich’s Happy Birthday, Mr. President; Spielberg’s Lincoln Not “Political Fodder”

That’s a Wrap! Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy with McConaughey, Efron, Kidman, Cusack

FILM BOOKS:

Review Round-Up: Roger Ebert’s Life Itself: “The best thing Mr. Ebert has ever written”

Kehr Talks When Movies Mattered

FILM INDUSTRY

Geeking Out with Cameron at the 3D Summit: Titanic, Avatar, Theme Parks

Werner Herzog Delivers Keynote at Film Independent Forum, Panelists Announced

Daily Read: Steve Martin’s Letter to Eddie; Paramount’s $700 Million Revamp; Dragon Tattoo Preview Reaction

Exec Watch: Jashni Legendary President, Stratton MGM Financial Officer, Universal’s Fogelson Renews

Visual Effects Society Issues Bill of Rights to Combat Downward Spiral

Avatar Gets Prime Disney Parks Real Estate; Pandora Lands in Harmony with Nature

CELEBS:

Taylor Lautner: What Happens If Abduction Fails?

Late Night Watch: Gosling Gives Conan His Satin Scorpion Drive Jacket

Giggles with Gosling: Clooney is Dreamy, Drive’s REO Speedwagon Fate & Other Interview Revelations

BOX OFFICE:

Weekend Box Office: Disney’s Lion King 3D Pops, Drive Starts Solid

REVIEWS:

Strike Back Episode 5 - Recap and Review: The Return of Mr. Eko

Now and Then: Citizen Kane and Pulp Fiction, Two Overrated Classics Coming to a Blu-ray Player Near You

MEDIA WATCH:

Dish Network Unveils Blockbuster Movie Pass, Facebook’s Push to the Past

Netflix Splits Its DVD and Streaming Business, Hastings Says ‘I Messed Up’/

Dish Network May Launch Blockbuster Streaming Site, Facebook Real-Time News Ticker

VIDEOS:

First Look: REM Remix The End of TV As We Know It

Video: Congratulations, George Clooney, You Married a Norwegian

Short Film Uses Beautiful Cinematography to Capture… Office Procrastination

Before Moneyball Opens, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski New Era Spots

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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.