Woodywatch: Jack Rollins Turns 100

Woody Allen’s legendary manager Jack Rollins has turned 100. A very special party was held in his honour, and the Hollywood Reporter has some details. Allen, along with many others, were in attendance. Rollins has been managing Allen’s career pretty much from the beginning, and was later joined by Charles Joffe. Even to this day, […]

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March News Bits 2: Gene Saks, Armando Iannucci, Noah Baumbach, Judd Apatow, Terrence Malick, Gordon Willis and more

News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. For some reason, this seems to be the Director’s Edition of News Bits. Gene Saks has passed away, at age 93. The Tony Award winning actor and director was known for his work with Neil Simon, including directing ‘The Odd […]

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Dec News Bits 1: Chris Rock, Sally Hawkins, Andrew Dice Clay, Josh Brolin, Freida Pinto, Jeffrey Kurland, Ingmar Bergman and more

A very big edition of news bits – our twice monthly wrap up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Mordecai Lawner has passed away. The actor, who played Woody Allen’s father in Annie Hall, was aged 86. The Hollywood Reporter and Variety has a write ups. So we could easily have called this the […]

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Robin Williams 1951-2014

Robin Williams has died. He was found dead in his home. He was 63. Williams career spanned decades, from TV to a series of blockbuster films, from acclaimed dramas to his timeless comic talents. He appeared in one Woody Allen film, playing the iconic out-of-focus man in Deconstructing Harry. Where do we start with his […]

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Jul News Bits 1: Rosemary Murphy, Marshall Brickman, Zach Braff, When Harry Met Sally, Justin Long, Sharon Van Etten and more

News bits! Our twice monthly wrap up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Rosemary Murphy has passed away. The actress worked on many films from the 1962 classic ‘To Kill A Mockingbird‘ to 2007’s ‘Synecdoche, New York‘. She also worked with Allen three times – September, Don’t Drink the Water and Mighty Aphrodite. […]

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Apr News Bits 2: Diane Keaton, Chris Messina, Alan Cumming, Richard E Grant, Star Wars And More

News bits! Our round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Diane Keaton is out promoting her new book ‘Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty’, just released yesterday. It’s a memoir focussed on “beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself—no matter what anyone else thinks”. Of course, she’s being asked […]

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