News Bits! Our now monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 93rd edition! Here’s one for all of July. Actor Seamon Glass has died. He appeared in Sleeper as a guard. He told Classic TV History: I had an on-camera fight with Woody Allen. Sleeper is where he wakes […]
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 […]
John Turturro writes, directs and stars in Fading Gigolo a tender comedy about lonely people in a big city. Co-starring Woody Allen, it’s a big hearted crowd pleaser, with a strong cast, strong script and a unique sensibility. Turturro stars as Fioravante, a part time florist, plumber, book shop clerk and more. His old friend […]
Directed by Martin Ritt, and released between Love And Death and Annie Hall, The Front is a wonderful drama with comedic elements. As Allen was ending his run of slapstick films before embarking on something more thoughtful, he starred in this film that explored the Hollywood Blacklist. It’s an all round great film, and one […]
Coming straight after Deconstructing Harry, Celebrity is another harsh, angry film. Shot in stark black and white and with a biting, sour message, it is at times hard to swallow. It has its moments but its an angry yell that lacks heart. Kenneth Branagh stars as Lee Simon, a journalist with aspirations of higher writing. […]