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Live reads are becoming all the rage. It’s an opportunity for actors to pay tribute to a classic film, and perform classic roles. The New York Times and Film Independent have announced their latest – and it’s Woody Allen’s Hannah And Her Sisters, directed by Olivia Wilde. Hannah And Her Sisters, released in 1986, is […]

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Café Society, the new (and 46th) film written and directed by Woody Allen, comes out next week in France, and will also open the 69th Cannes Film Festival. To coincide, The Hollywood Reporter has a new wide ranging interview with Allen, where he discusses working with Amazon, and the new film, and much more. There […]

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Café Society, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen, opens in France in just a week. In the lead up, we are starting to see some interviews with French press for both Allen and stars Kristen Stewart. Along with the articles, there are new photos. Note that some of this comes from Google […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 90th edition! Juliet Taylor has been working with Woody Allen for over 40 years. She assisted her old boss Marion Dougherty in casting Woody Allen’s Bananas (1971), and took over completely by Love And Death (1975). She […]

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We are just under two weeks before the world premiere of Café Society, the latest film written and directed by Woody Allen. It will open the Cannes Film Festival on 11th May, and we are starting to get more publicity for the film. We now have posters up around France, new magazine covers and more […]

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This is more like it. Lionsgate has moved the release date of Café Society, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film will now be released a month earlier in July, and will get a more traditional platform release. The film will be out in limited release on 15th July 2016. This usually […]

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Woody Allen’s 2016 Amazon Series has likely wrapped, with him and his team now working on the release of Café Society. But someone has updated the IMDB, and it turns out a couple of familiar faces are working on the new Amazon Series. The most familiar name to Allen fans would be Douglas McGrath. He […]

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Music Of Woody Allen Films – an irregular feature about the musical compositions that have helped to make Allen’s films sing. Zelig was one of Woody Allen’s longest and most ambitious productions. The faux documentary about a man who would physically change to fit in, it took us through the 20s with Allen and Mia […]

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Jesse Eisenberg made his presence known at this year’s CinemaCon. Not only did he pick up the conventions Male Star Of the Year Award, he had many films to talk about, from Now You See Me 2 to, of course, Woody Allen’s Café Society. At a press conference, Eisenberg was asked about working with Allen […]

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This is part 2 of our shot-by-shot breakdown of the trailer for Café Society, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. Check out the trailer if you’ve not seen it. Find part 1 here. Now Schneider is giving Bobby some advise. Anna Camp. She’s talking to Bobby. This scene was recently shown at […]

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The trailer for Café Society, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen, was released yesterday. As usual, here’s our shot-by-shot breakdown of what we learnt from the trailer. There could be some really minor spoilers so if you really don’t want to know anything, get the hell outta here. Check out the trailer if […]

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Following on from the poster and the trailer, we now have the first US date for Café Society, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. It will play at the 42nd Seattle Film Festival (SIFF), and like in Cannes, it has been given the prestigious opening night slot. The festival, and the film, […]

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Following on from the Café Society poster, we now have the first (and usually only) trailer for the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. With a Mars Distribution logo and French subtitles, it is here to promote the French release of the film on 11th May, the first territory where the film will […]

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Café Society is the new film written and directed by Woody Allen. Today, we got the poster. And it looks gorgeous. Click on it for a bigger version. It’s Woody Allen’s good old Windsor Light Condensed font. The cast’s big star names have not changed, and written in alphabetical order – Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 89th edition! Actor Arthur Anderson has passed away. He was most famous for being the voice of cereal mascot Lucky the Leprechaun for Lucky Charms. He appeared as a doctor in Woody Allen’s Zelig. The Star Gazette […]

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Café Society is the newest film written and directed by Woody Allen. Despite its large cast, it seems the person telling us the most about the film is cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, who is working on an Allen film for the first time. In a new interview with Film And Digital, he reveals many details about […]

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Amazon has had a big couple of days of film news. We knew that the new film written and directed by Woody Allen – Café Society – would be the opening night film for this year’s Cannes Film Festival. They announced four of their films will now premiere at Cannes, and also confirmed more details […]

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Comedian Bobby Slayton is the latest cast member to join Woody Allen’s upcoming 2016 Amazon Series. The Interrobang has the scoop. Slayton didn’t know much, or couldn’t say much, but he did reveal that he had a big scene with Woody Allen himself, one which he spent weeks rehearsing for. According to the interviewer Jeffrey […]

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Another Woody Allen title is being released on Blu-Ray for the first time. Zelig was first released in 1983, but has never been available any high definition home format. The new edition comes from Twilight Time, who have already released several of Allen’s films. Zelig is due to be released on 12th July 2016. It […]

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5 Films (And A TV Show)… A new series where we recommend films referenced, inspired, influenced or generally like a certain Woody Allen film, from his first to his latest. All picks are subjective – let the arguments begin! Stardust Memories was derided when it first appeared in 1980. The story of a director reacting […]

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Woody Allen and his team are currently in the last weeks of production on his 2016 Amazon Series. This week saw the production move back to Manhattan, after filming for several weeks in a house just outside of New York. The public filming was accompanied by new images of some cast members.    The most […]

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Café Society is the latest film written and directed by Woody Allen. It is due to open in just over a month at the Cannes Film Festival, and will be released by Amazon in the US. We are now starting to get details on other countries – the first being confirmations on Australian, Argentinian and […]

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Before he was a film maker, before he won all those awards, Woody Allen was a comedian who was very much part of the TV variety circuit. In 1967 – two years before his first film – Allen had his own special. It’s called Woody Allen Looks At 1967, and was sponsored by Kraft. It […]

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We love Lewis Black. He’s been around for many decades, but recently found a new audience after playing Anger in Inside Out. He’s more of a comic than an actor, but he’s taken another acting role this year – in Woody Allen’s upcoming 2016 Amazon Series. In a new interview with Tampa Bay Times, he […]

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News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 88th edition! We were as sad as everyone else when we heard that Gary Shandling had died, at just 66. He was a comedy legend, and we loved him in The Larry Sanders Show in particular. He […]