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Why Woody Allen's Golden Globes No Show Is Noteworthy
Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press honored Woody Allen with the Cecil B. Demille lifetime achievement award. The writer/director/ actorís longtime collaborator and friend Diane Keaton handled the mini-ceremony with her usual charm and an extended montage worked its way through all of the Oscar winnerís most beloved works.
Woody Allen Teases The Plot Of Magic In The Moonlight
Woody Allen may have already wrapped his latest film Magic in The Moonlight, but that doesn't mean the persnickety director will give up the goods when it comes to what the movie is all about. Nonetheless, with word that Sony Pictures Classics will be distributing the film, Allen has decided to drop a few details.
You Have To Hear Why Kevin Spacey Gave Woody Allen A Netflix Subscription
Spacey is fantastic in House of Cards. I can understand why he might want to use the Netflix original series to showcase his talents, but there are countless other projects Iíd use to show off his refined skills. What would you select for a Spacey highlight reel?
First Look At Emma Stone And Colin Firth In Woody Allen's Next Feature Magic In The Moonlight
Details on the plot are still a mystery, but we do know that the film was shot in the South of France, making Magic in the Moonlight Allen's eighth movie to be set in Europe. Magic in the Moonlight boasts an ensemble that includes English actress Eileen Atkins, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, two-time Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen, Catherine McCormack, Paul Ritter, and Jeremy Shamos.
Watch The Wolverine As Directed By Woody Allen
What if Woody Allen directed The Wolverine? Thatís the question comedian Ben Stadler answers with the hilarious clip above. He not only imagines Logan in Manhattan, plagued by neuroses and self-defeating insecurities; he imagines him as Woody Allen.
Woody Allen Is A Pimp In John Turturro's Fading Gigolo Trailer
I have to admit itís a huge relief knowing that we probably wonít have to worry about seeing men in their 50s and 70s go on about loose bowels or other geriatric ailments. Though I fully expect to hear a few jokes about Viagra and the trouble with maintaining erection.
Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Reveals Plot Details And New Stills
Though the film is partly set in the New York, Allen's most familiar setting, the bulk of the narrative will take place in San Francisco, where quasi-socialite Jasmine (Blanchett) is forced to take shelter with her sister Ginger (Sally Hawkins) after her marriage with Alec Baldwinís Wall Street financier implodes.
Cate Blanchett Is Ready To Unravel In First Trailer For Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine
Both written and directed by Allen, the new film centers on Jasmine (Blanchett), a woman who has become used to the finer things in life thanks to her wealthy husband (Alec Baldwin). But when everything falls apart and Jasmine begins to have a nervous breakdown, she moves out to San Francisco where she can stay with her sister Ginger (Hawkins).
Cate Blanchett Is All Alone In New Poster For Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine
Very little is known about the plot of Blue Jasmineat this time, though it's been said that the film chronicles the mental crisis of a New York housewife. Making up for the lack of plot details, however, is the fact that the film has a noteworthy, incredible ensemble.
Colin Firth In Talks To Join Emma Stone In Woody Allen's Next
Allen has set his sights on Colin Firth as his next leading man, and the actor and the production have entered negotiations to make that happen. What's more, the site has also learned that the title will be one to add to the filmmaker's ever-growing list of European set stories, and will be filmed in the South of France.
Emma Stone In Talks To Star In Woody Allen's Next
It would seem that Emma Stone has reached a point in her career where she wants to work with the best directors that Hollywood has to offer. Not only is she now set to star in the new films from both Cameron Crowe and Guillermo del Toro, she has now reportedly close to signing a deal that will have her star in the next project from one of the greatest comedy filmmakers of all time.
Watch Every Woody Allen Stammer In 45 Minutes
Watching a mashup like this, which reportedly took editors Oliver Noble and Ben Craw several months to complete, reminds you why Allen's had such a long career in movies despite a weird appearance and, let's face it, something of a speech impediment. His presence is inimitable but completely appealing, and even when his words are chopped up into hypnotic nonsense like this, you're dying to hear him get the words out and probably slay you with a joke
Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Reveals Its Full Cast And Plot
In 2011, Woody Allen earned a revival in relevance and praise thanks to his nostalgic romance Midnight in Paris, which not only earned Allen a Best Director Oscar nod and a win for Best Original Screenplay, but also made a whopping $150 million worldwide. His follow-up, To Rome With Love, was not too warmly received by critics (okay, they hated it), but it still made an impressive $73 million worldwide.
Midnight In Paris Makers Sued By William Faulkner's Estate
Last year's surprise Woody Allen hit Midnight in Paris paid tribute to all kinds of great authors and artists from the 20th century, with many of them-- like Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald-- making hilarious appearances in the flesh. William Faulkner, another contemporary of those times, didn't appear in person but was quoted by Owen Wilson's lead character
Woody Allen Scores Another Box Office Hit With To Rome With Love
We'll have a full report on this weekend's box office later today, but it seems worth highlighting the limited release-- especially the fact that Woody Allen, so late in his career, has hit yet another one out of the park. Last year's Midnight in Paris was the highest-grossing film of Allen's career