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There is new speculation Irrational Man, the upcoming film written and directed by Woody Allen, will see its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Variety has the report, although it is far from confirmed. According to Variety, ‘Irrational Man‘ will screen out of competition, which is usual for Allen’s usual shying away from awards. It’s […]

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The Bullets Over Broadway Musical is gearing up for its first national tour next year. Based on the 1994 film written and directed by Woody Allen, it played on Broadway last year. The latest stop to be announced is Rhode Island, and we’ve also collected all the announced dates so far. ‘Bullets Over Broadway‘ will […]

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Earlier this year, Amazon revealed it had done a deal for a series to be written and directed by Woody Allen. There was almost no details about the series, and we speculated it might have trouble hitting the announced 2016 release date. New comments from Amazon this week have revealed that there is no deadline […]

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Irrational Man is the 2015 film written and directed by Woody Allen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone, we are starting to hear about release dates from various territories. Latest countries to announce include Australia, Brazil and Portugal, with more details on the Netherlands premiere. Adorocinema announced the Brazil date – 6th August 2015. This […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. New York Knicks legend Anthony Mason has died. He was just 48. Mason made a cameo in Woody Allen’s Celebrity, dancing with Charlize Theron and staring down Kenneth Branagh. Allen is, of course, one of the Knicks’ biggest fans as […]

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Before he found acclaim as a filmmaker, Woody Allen was a comedian. Part of the job was to be a TV personality, and in the 60s Allen made numerous appearances on the box. One of the shows where he appeared several times was ‘What’s My Line?‘, a panel show. These past few weeks, an official […]

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The Bullets Over Broadway Musical is hitting the road in 2016. The original Broadway production was based on the 1994 film by Woody Allen, directed by Susan Stroman and starred Zach Braff. There is now an open call for auditions to be part of the touring production. They are looking to fill all the principal […]

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Deadline is reporting that three big stars will be joining the 2016 film written and directed by Woody Allen. Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart And Bruce Willis will lead the cast of the film which will likely shoot this summer. Eisenberg has worked with Allen before, in To Rome With Love. Both Willis and Stewart are new […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Congratulations to ‘Birdman‘ for sweeping the Academy Awards. Woody Allen, of course, did not turn up. However, there was an article this week that tried to connect ‘Birdman‘ with Woody Allen, in particular Bullets Over Broadway. The Independent has pointed […]

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One of our favourite scenes in Hannah And Her Sisters is when David (played by Sam Waterston) takes Holly (Dianne Wiest) and April (Carrie Fisher) on an architecture tour of New York City. We’ve been working hard on updating our Locations Map and found that there were a couple of places in this scene we […]

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Music Of Woody Allen Films – a new irregular feature about the musical compositions that have helped to make Allen’s films sing. Stardust Composed by Hoagy Carmichael (music) in 1927. Mitchell Parish (lyrics) in 1929. Used in Stardust Memories ‘Stardust Memories‘ – Allen’s film about a film – takes its name from the song ‘Stardust’ […]

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Irrational Man is the 2015 film written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone. It will be first released in the US in July 2015. With almost five months to go, we still have very little details. What we do have in this update is confirmation on a couple of international distributors, […]

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The Bullets Over Broadway Musical opened on Broadway in 2014. In 2016, it looks like it is set to tour. Based on the 1994 Allen film, we now have two more theatres adding the show – Kravis Center in Florida and Ordway Center in Minnesota. The announcements follow previously announced dates in Los Angeles and […]

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Robert Weide directed Woody Allen A Documentary in 2012, and since then has worked on a number of Allen related projects. The latest was supplying new audio interviews and liner notes to The Stand-Up Years 1964-1968 – a new collection of Allen’s 60s stand-up albums. In a new interview with the Huffington Post, he talked […]

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The Bullets Over Broadway Musical is heading to Seattle in 2016. Based on Woody Allen’s 1994 film Bullets Over Broadway, the show ran on the real Broadway in 2014. It is now set for a small run of shows as part of the KeyBank Broadway at the Paramount. The ‘Bullets Over Broadway Musical‘ will play […]

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With Scoop out on DVD for the first time in the UK, it got us looking back at the 2006 murder/comedy. Because of its strange release – it was essentially a TV movie in the UK – there was not a blitz of press. So our videos of the week collects together some ‘Scoop‘ era […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Singer/pianist Diana Krall appeared in a Woody Allen film. Thing is, she doesn’t remember which one. She spoke to the Guardian. Talking of New York, you’re a Woody Allen fan. Have you seen him play the clarinet at the Carlyle? […]

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They Shoot Pictures Don’t They is one of the best sites on the internet. They collate almost every film list they can find, run some crazy numbers behind it, and provides some of the best Top Film Lists you can ever find. They have just updated for 2015 (their 10th edition), and Woody Allen has […]

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Magic In the Moonlight is the last film written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone. We have a small update today, with a final box office analysis, one more film festival and some cool production images. ‘Magic In the Moonlight‘ has earned (at least) $36,648,537 global box office. Leading the […]

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This one missed us by. It still seems a bit weird, but it looks like Scoop, the 2006 film written and directed by Woody Allen, is out on DVD for the first time in the UK. Of course, the film that stars Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johansson was filmed in the UK. The DVD set […]