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News bits! Our twice monthly wrap up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Don Keefer has died. Keefer had a long career on stage and in film, including the original production of ‘Death Of A Salesman‘. He appeared in one Allen film – as Dr Tryon in Sleeper. Allen and Keefer in that […]

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In the 60s and 70s, Woody Allen appeared many times on the Dick Cavett Show, usually for a few laughs. In our video of the week, here’s Allen on the same show, but this time playing clarinet. According to Allen, he has played clarinet every day for decades. He just commenced another season at the […]

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In keeping with his decades old habit of a film a year, there will be a 2015 Film written and directed by Woody Allen. With production finished and Allen back at his regular Monday night jazz residency at the Carlyle, we figured it was time to wrap up everything we know about the upcoming film. […]

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Woody Allen’s three stand-up albums from the 60s are being reissued in a new 2CD package this November. The new edition, called ‘The Stand-Up Years: 1964-1968‘, features material that has not appeared on CD before, and other bonus material. The new title will be released by the label Razor & Tie. It collects together the […]

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Paris Manhattan is the 2012 French language directorial debut of Sophie Lellouche and a love letter to Woody Allen films. It stars Alice Taglioni as an Allen obsessed pharmacist who prescribes his films to her patients. Of course, there’s romance to find in the middle of it, and a cameo by a certain someone. Having […]

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We continue with our look at the cast of Magic In the Moonlight, and this time we look at Simon McBurney. The English actor also writes and produces his own works, as well as appearing in supporting roles in many great films. But which is your favourite? Your choices Body Of Lies Bright Young Things […]

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Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen, had its French premiere earlier this month. Stars Colin Firth and Emma Stone took to the red carpet and local distributor Mars has released a video of the event. The video captures the stunning theatre (the UGC Cine Cite Bercy in Paris), […]

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8 weeks into the release of Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. A very light week with no new markets reporting, but i passes the $10m mark in the US. ‘Magic In the Moonlight‘ has earned $18,182,345 worldwide. The US is by far the leader (which is generally […]

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In May this year we lost Gordon Willis, the master cinematographer of ‘The Godfather‘ and many of Woody Allen’s most acclaimed films – that unbeatable run from Annie Hall to The Purple Rose Of Cairo. October’s issue of American Cinematographer features Willis on the cover, and features personal memories from various collaborators and peers. Indiewire […]

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In keeping with his style, details around the 2015 film written and directed by Woody Allen have been kept secret. One of the few people who have been doing any sort of press around the film is Steve Feinberg, the executive director of the Rhode Island Film and TV Office. He was instrumental in bringing […]

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A little Annie Hall reunion happened on Monday night. Jeff Goldblum, who had the briefest of cameos in ‘Annie Hall‘, joined Woody Allen and his regular jazz band onstage for a song. Allen, of course, has held his regular Monday night slot at The Carlyle Hotel for decades. His performances with the Eddy Davis New […]

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News bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. As you’ve no doubt heard, Joan Rivers has passed away. She was a fantastic comedienne and we will miss her. Rivers was a contemporary of the 60s stand up scene where Woody Allen also got her start. She wrote about […]

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Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen, is rolling out in Europe this month. The stars Colin Firth and Emma Stone talked to the European press, and we have the first video from those interviews. Glamour Magazine has posted a 7 minute video with the pair – and it’s […]

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Our regular weekly update on Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. ‘Magic‘ has now earned $17,131,813 at the box office. The US leads the charge with $9.5m. Three other countries have crossed the million mark – Australia ($1.6m), Poland ($1.1m) and Finland ($1.1m). As predicted, most of the […]

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Both Colin Firth and Emma Stone made it out to the French premiere of Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. The premiere was held at the UGC Cine Cite Bercy in Paris, France. Firth’s wife Livia Giuggioli also attended. Here are some pics from the red carpet. Here’s […]

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With the imminent release of Magic In the Moonlight in Europe, Allen has been doing a new round of press. Allen was in Paris last week and some of the new interviews are starting to surface. First up is a great interview in Time Out. It was accompanied by many new shots from behind the […]

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New poll time, and this time we are looking at the films of Dianne Wiest. Wiest has appeared in five Allen films, and has made a memorable impact. She won two academy awards from two of those appearances – Hannah And Her Sisters and Bullets Over Broadway. She also appeared in The Purple Rose Of […]

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Really quite major spoilers to follow! Production has wrapped on the 2015 Film written and directed by Woody Allen. We still know very little about the film, except that it stars Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey and Emma Stone. We’ve heard that it is serious drama that features a murder. What little we know matches a […]

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We are now six weeks into the release of Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. We have a box office update as well as a bunch of new posters from around the world and more with Jacki Weaver. Magic In the Moonlight has now grossed $12,994,068 worldwide. The […]

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‘The Trip To Italy‘ is the sequel to 2010’s ‘The Trip‘, which was both a BBC series and a feature film. Directed by Michael Winterbottom, it features British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon playing fictional versions of themselves. The first series took the pair on a eating trip across England. This year’s follow up […]

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Our twice monthly wrap up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. The wonderful comedian and impersonator Bill Hader has made a remarkable list – 200 comedies everyone should see. There’s lots we’ve not seen and we have a whole slew of films to hunt down. XO Jane has the amazing list, as well […]

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Magic In The Moonlight is Allen’s 44th feature film, made in the South of France. Anchored by a great screenplay and some strong performances, the film really dances with its scenery, costumes and overall escapism. It’s a crowd pleaser that lacks the killer wallop of some of Allen’s best work, but it’s a joyous getaway […]

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We are five weeks into the release of Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. We have a box office update and a round up of various news bits. Magic In the Moonlight has grossed $8,972,804 worldwide at the box office. Once again, the US makes up a big […]

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Filming has wrapped on the 2015 Film written and directed by Woody Allen. We know the principal cast – Jamie Blackley, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey and Emma Stone. There are now additional details of the supporting cast. IMDB has listed several actors associated with the film, some with named roles. Meredith Hagner is playing Sandy. […]

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Magic In the Moonlight, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen, has been selected as the opening film of the 40th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival, held in Deauville France. The festival runs 5th September – 14th September 2014. The prestigious festival also screened Allen’s Blue Jasmine last year, with Cate […]