Anne Thompson launched the daily ThompsononHollywood blog in March 2007, when she joined Variety as a columnist. Previously, she was deputy film editor of The Hollywood Reporter, where she wrote the weekly syndicated column "Risky Business" and the Riskybizblog. She has also served as west coast editor of Premiere and Film Comment, and senior writer at Entertainment Weekly.

In his first U.S. interview about his new war film, Inglourious Basterds, provocateur Quentin Tarantino opens up about directing Brad Pitt and that "God" comment at Cannes.

The inside scoop on the films everyone on the Croisette is talking about—from Lars von Trier’s gore-fest to Tarantino’s World War II epic and Almodóvar’s so-so latest.

Hollywood’s most lovable schlub has lost weight and started to flex his creative muscle. He cracks wise on bro-mantic comedies, making Green Hornet, and why Harvey Weinstein is insane.