Annie Hall turned 40 earlier in the week, and there was fair amount of articles. Here’s a wrap up of what we could find. Just like we did, Vanity Fair looked at the film that was originally envisioned. They spoke to co-writer Marshall Brickman and star Carol Kane. Brickman says the Victorian comedy story line […]
Annie Hall turns 40 this week and we just covered everything we possibly could about the film as it stands. But what about what could have been? We turn our eye at the making, and unmaking, of the film that would become Annie Hall. Fans know that the Annie Hall that we got was very […]
Eggs, sharks and small portions – Annie Hall turns 40 on 20th April 2017. If you’re here, you probably know and love this film, a masterwork of cinema. To celebrate, we are publishing part of the Annie Hall chapter in our book series. We’ve gone through every reference, every location, every second of the film. What […]
March News Bits: Judy Davis, Tony Roberts, Samantha Morton, Richard Curtis, Fabio Armiliato, Mort Sahl, Rachel Bloom and More
News Bits! Our round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 101st edition! Judy Davis has returned to Australia to direct Faith Healer for the Melbourne Theatre Company. In a new interview with ABC, she spoke about her role in Allen’s Husbands And Wives, and how she was embarrassed by […]
Woody Allen Fan Rankings 2017 Results! This is part 3, and you can find part 1 here and part 2 here. Here’s the pointy end – the top 10! 10. Zelig (1983, 385 points) It may be Allen’s shortest film, but there’s plenty to love. In fact, it was overwhelming loves (28%), bests (23%) and likes […]
After a rush of books last year around Allen’s 80th birthday, there seems to be a slow down this year. Breaking the glut is a new ebook by Chris Wade, who has written books on subjects as diverse as The Kinks to Sharon Stone. Chris’s new book is called WOODY ALLEN ON SCREEN, and it […]
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! Allen pays homage to Hitchcock and a rich cinematic history with Manhattan Murder Mystery. There’s no shortage […]
News Bits! Our round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 100th edition! Holy crap. We’ve been doing this a long time! Irwin Corey has passed away. The world’s oldest comedian, and commonly known as “the world’s foremost authority” since the late 40s, and a hugely loved stand-up. He dabbled in […]
Woody Allen is usually not one to look back, but it seems he is making an exception when it comes to 4K. The new super high definition format is probably great for a director who has been famously picky about how his films are presented. Following the premiere of the new 4K print of Annie […]
We always love when They Shoot Pictures Don’t They unveil their latest Top 1000 films list. Compiled every year from many reputed sources, they collect various greatest film lists into THE greatest films list. It’s a great resource, and there’s always more films to add to your watch list once you go through it. Here […]
Blue Jasmine saw Allen return to America after another stint abroad, but he surprised his audience by not returning to New York – at least not fully. Allen announced that the film would be made in San Francisco, where he made his very first film Take The Money And Run (1969). Although some scenes would […]
Woody Allen’s masterpiece Annie Hall turns 40 this year, and despite Allen’s reluctance to look back, we were expecting some way to commemorate. Looks like the first will be the Berlin Film Festival, who will be premiering a digitally restored version of the 1977 film. The not much details on the digital restoration, but it […]
Diane Keaton was born on 5th January 1946. She appeared in Sleeper, Love And Death, Annie Hall, Interiors, Manhattan, Radio Days and Manhattan Murder Mystery. She also appeared in Men Of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story and Play It Again, Sam.
Like the rest of the planet, we are so sad to hear about the death of Carrie Fisher. She suffered a heart attack days ago, and was in hospital ever since. There are a million tributes on the internet, and they don’t seem to be enough to capture how much we all loved her. There’s […]
Woody Allen was born on 1st December 1935.
News Bits! Our round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 97th edition! Fern Buchner has passed away. She was a make-up artists who worked on great films such as All The President’s Men, Wall Street, Parenthood and more. Buchner worked on make-up for 18 films, just about every one […]
Jeff Goldblum was born on 22nd October 1952. He appeared in Annie Hall.
Tony Roberts was born 22nd October 1977. He appeared in Annie Hall, Stardust Memories, A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy, Hannah And Her Sisters and Radio Days. He also appeared in Play It Again, Sam and Sounds From A Town I Love.
The first Woody Allen Blu-Ray box set ever has been released in the UK. Called Six Films: 1971-1978, it covers six early Allen films, and the first of three box sets from Arrow Films. The set is available now on Amazon UK. It features: Bananas (1971) Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But […]
News Bits! Our round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 95th edition! Inbetween the premiere of his latest film, Café Society, in major European countries, the production of a new 2017 film and the launch of his first series Crisis In Six Scenes, this has been one of the […]