By Sophia Savage and Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood June 3, 2011 at 5:29AM
X-Men Writer Kinberg Talks First Class Secrets, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Blomkamp’s Elysium
Early Reviews: X-Men: First Class Earns Top Grades.
Super 8 Early Reviews: “Genuinely Frightening, Not Perfect, Mindblowing Nostalgic Experience”.
Tree of Life Update: Staying Power, Malick’s Next Moves.
Cannes Restless Reaction: Managing Expectations for Van Sant Tweener, Silent Version on DVD
Interview: Lynn Hershman Leeson Talks !Women Art Revolution, Feminism, Outtakes of History.
Box Office Breaks Memorial Day Weekend Record, Hangover Part II Leads Holiday Surge.
PRODUCTION & UPCOMING
Scorsese’s Furious Love for Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton: The Impossible Casting, Love Letters, Video.
Paul Greengrass May Commandeer Hanks in Somali Pirates Adaptation, Caribbean #5 Considers Next Director.
Dark Shadows Update: Tim Burton Confirms “Weird Tone,” Not in 3-D; Director’s Exhibit Opens at LACMA.
Watch: A Letter to Elia, Martin Scorsese’s Portrait of Kazan: “There’s nothing but the movie.”
The Hobbit Pics Get Official Titles and Release Dates.
Rome Film Festival Announces Dates, Ennio Morricone Heads Jury, Clips.
38th Telluride Film Festival: Maira Kalman’s Poster Art Revealed.
New York Asian Film Fest: Final 2011 Lineup.
Janice Min’s Revamped THR: Is it Working?
Academy Presents 30th Anniversary Digital Screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark.