5 Films (And A TV Show)… A 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! Justice. Right and wrong. Consequence. Allen made his first dramatic masterpiece with Crimes And Misdemeanors, that looks […]
Jan News Bits 1: David Margulies, Richard Libertini, Tracey Ullman, Tony Roberts, Diane Keaton and more.
News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 84th edition! It’s been a tough week for heroes. We, of course, join the chorus of those whose lives are lessened with David Bowie and Alan Rickman leaving us. Two others have passed in the last week […]
Every year, Woody Allen gives at least one lengthy, revealing interview. This year, that interview belongs to NPR. The interview by Sam Fragoso doesn’t even touch on his new film Irrational Man. Instead he gets a very candid Allen talking about his filmmaking habits and his personal relationships. Fragoso did a great job of asking […]
Jan News Bits 1: Hayley Atwell, Erica Leerhsen, Akira Kurosawa, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Scott Feinberg And More
News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. As usual, when there is big news, it’s a bit quiet in this column. Hayley Atwell has been out promoting her new series ‘Agent Carter’, the latest series from Marvel. She recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and shared a […]
“Who needs a festival of my old films? It’s ridiculous.” So said Sandy Bates, Woody Allen’s character from Stardust Memories. We don’t usually write up cinema showings of old Allen films – so many are happening at any given week, somewhere in the world. But we came across what Cinema Du Parc in Montreal are […]
Renowned (and maybe the best?) film magazine Sight & Sound, has published it’s newest Greatest 50 Films Poll – something the British publication has done every ten years since 1952 – a list compiled by votes from over 800 critics and film industry professionals. Since 1992, S&S have also run a Director’s Poll – this […]