Streep speaks about Hollywood’s maturation process and other matters

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Likely to soon receive her fourteenth Oscar nod (beating her own record of thirteen nominations), the extraordinary Meryl Streep discusses matururing successfully in filmdom, defying Hollywood’s agism and her commitment to stopping violence and discrimination against women and girls through ongoing support of Equality Now with Anne Thompson in The Hollywood Reporter.

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Anne Thompson (Archived Contributor)

At her daily Thompson on Hollywood blog, Anne Thompson does more than just break news; she provides an insider’s clear-eyed analysis of a business that defines American culture at home and abroad.Born and raised in New York, Thompson has been a contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, The Observer, and Wired. She has served as film columnist at Variety, and deputy editor of, where she launched Thompson on Hollywood in March 2007. Thompson was the Deputy Film Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, the West Coast Editor of Premiere, a Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly, and West Coast Editor for Film Comment. She wrote the film industry column Risky Business for L.A. Weekly and the Los Angeles Times syndicate.A graduate of the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University, she hosts the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension, and teaches film criticism at USC.