Oct News Bits 1: Jennifer Tilly, Ashley Benson, Quentin Tarantino, Olga Kurylenko, Great Showdowns and more…

News bits: our twice monthly update of Woody Allen bits from around the web… Jennifer Tilly spoke to Mark Thompson on The Edge recently. The podcast features clips from Bullets Over Broadway, and Tilly speaks about Allen and her experience making the film. Starts at about 2:53. Interestingly, she reveals that the part of Olive […]

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VOTW: Unaired 1971 UK TV Interview

This one has been around for ages, and it’s amazing it took us this long to get around to it. It’s a very funny interview with UK’s Granada Television in 1971. The footage was unaired and is presented in raw, uncut form. Because its unedited, it gives a fascinating insight into Allen under pressure. The […]

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Mar News Bits 2: Wallace Shawn, Freida Pinto, Sam Mendes, Anthony Perkins, Adam Leon, Picking Up the Pieces, The Matrix and more

Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen news bits from around the web. Wallace Shawn has appeared in over 150 films, and his latest is ‘Admission‘ with Tina Fey. He has also appeared in many of Allen’s films, but none more famous than in Manhattan, where he made a cameo as Diane Keaton‘s ex […]

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Jan News Bits 1: Diane Keaton, Al Pacino, Knicks, Fabio Armiliato, Martha Greenhouse, The Daily Show, The Harvey Wallinger Story, Blue Jasmine and more

Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. We are talking Diane Keaton’s birthday, Woody Allen’s hat, Dr Feigen’s passing, Fabio’s praise for Woody and much more.   It was the beautiful Diane Keaton‘s birthday on 5th January. She turned 67. What About Bobbed had the best tribute we saw, […]

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Totalfilm Lists 50 Greatest Woody Allen Characters

The wonderful film magazine/blog TotalFilm make great lists. Their latest list is very dear to our hearts. They’ve picked and listed the 50 Greatest Woody Allen Characters. It’s the first such poll we’ve seen. There’s plenty of lists of greatest Woody Allen films, but to focus on characters is very clever and refreshing. The full […]

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August News Bits 1: Annie Hall Fashion, Julie Delpy, Filmaking Tips, Amsterdam, Political Films, Gangster Films, PopArt Woody, The Other Top 10…

News Bits from around the web. Usually monthly but with so much going on, we thought we’d do a mid-month update. Meets Obsession, a fashion blog, has picked Annie Hall to feature in it’s Icon Archives series. They discuss a bit about Annie Hall’s fashion and style, including it’s influence on Marc Jacobs. Talenthouse has […]

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R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch and Judith Crist

This week brought sad news of the passing of two people who had a crucial effect on Woody Allen’s early career. Marvin Hamlisch 1944-2012 Marvin Hamlisch has had a long career and a composer, mainly in films. He has written songs that everyone knows. He is most famous for the song ‘The Way We Were‘, […]

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