Anne Thompson

Director Peter Jackson uses lots of special effects
''Independence Day,'' ''Dark Skies,'' and ''The X-Files'' assume an audience understanding of the alien legend
Actress is upset with film company, despite PolyGram's relationship with Foster's production house Egg Pictures
Can the upbeat Quasimodo win the heart of young audiences despite such adult themes?
''Pillow Talk,'' ''Crash,'' and ''Secrets and Lies'' generate lots of buzz
The studio has high hopes for ''A Time to Kill'' and other summer flicks
1996's flood of mediocre movies requires a different outlook to gain success
Script rewrites and director turnovers plague the film's production
Behind the scenes of 'James and the Giant Peach' — The Roald Dahl movie blossoms after two years of work
The entertainment mogul moves on from ''Apollo 13'' to new pursuits
If the ''Braveheart'' actor decides to make a ''Lethal Weapon 4,'' he'll take home more money than any actor has ever made
The ''ER'' actor will play Batman
From Stephen King's ''Thinner'' to Tim Burton's ''James and the Giant Peach,'' more films to anticipate
Woody and Buzz might be coming to a living room near you
Only ''Seven'' and ''Get Shorty'' two clear winners emerged in a season of glaring flops
Critics hope ''The Nutty Professor'' will save the actor's career
The studio surrenders after the production of 14 failed films
Hollywood awaits the dueling portrayals of Richard Nixon in TNT's and Oliver Stone's upcoming films
The Hollywood screenwriter hopes to make a comeback with ''Blades of Glory''
Michael Douglas' mini movie studio moves ahead with four films, including ''Sabrina,'' ''The Rainmaker,'' and more
The founder of Creative Agents Agency finally pulled away
The actor turns in a strong performance in ''Apollo 13''
Speculation on how and why the CAA agent was offered the spot