Dec News Bits 1: Christopher Evan Welch, Anjelica Huston, The Michael J Fox Show, Disney, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum, Julie Walters, Alamo 100, The Observer and more

News bits: our twice monthly collection of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Another bumper edition. We start with sad news. Actor Christopher Evan Welch has passed away. He appeared in many huge films such as ‘Lincoln‘ and ‘The Master‘. He worked with Allen on Vicky Cristina Barcelona as the narrator (and did a […]

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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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Blue Jasmine: First US Reviews

It looks like the embargo has been lifted and reviews are starting to flood in for Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen’s new film. The general concensus so far is the the film is above average Woody Allen, made all the better with a startling turn from Cate Blanchett. Let’s get into it! Excerpts ahoy! Here’s The […]

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June News Bits 1: Diane Keaton, Before Midnight, Kevin Spacey, Josh Groban, Jerry O’Connell, Miguel Ángel Valdivieso, Mel Brooks and more

News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. Diane Keaton has stayed in the press these last couple of weeks, whilst doing press for ‘The Big Wedding‘. An interview with Saga magazine caught her reflecting on her career with Woody Allen. Anything I’ve done is based on Annie […]

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Apr News Bits 2: Judy Davis, Mariel Hemingway, Elaine Stritch, Justin Long, Kevin Nealon, François Ozon, Iron Man and More

Woody Allen Bits: Our twice monthly round up of bits from around the web. Judy Davis is one of the great Woody Allen actresses. She has helped to define Allen’s legacy with some of the most electrifying performances in any of his films – in particular Husbands And Wives and Deconstructing Harry. She sat down […]

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Sleeper, Hannah And Her Sister Blu Ray Reviews

  Two more Woody Allen classics – Sleeper and Hannah And Her Sisters – hit high definition this month in the US. The release has generated several reviews, many specifically discussing the quality of upgraded audio and video. Here are some of what they’re saying about these latest editions. The consensus seems to be that […]

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2012 Round Up: Blu-Ray Releases – Midnight In Paris, To Rome With Love, A Documentary, Annie Hall, Manhattan, New York Stories, Casino Royale

2012 proved to be a significant year for Woody Allen on Blu-Ray. It saw the first major release of Woody Allen’s catalogue on Blu-Ray, starting with his two biggest films – Annie Hall and Manhattan. Midnight In Paris   Once again sneaking out at the end of December 2011, ‘Midnight In Paris‘ was widely made […]

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Stephen Merchant And Olivia Munn Starred In Jason Reitman’s ‘Manhattan’ Live Read

Stephen Merchant and Olivia Munn were the surprise stars of director Jason Reitman‘s latest ‘live read’, this time of Woody Allen’s Manhattan. These live reads are a regular event where Reitman assembles actors to perform a script of a classic film, live on stage. When Manhattan was announced last week, the two leads were kept […]

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Oct News Bits 1: Andrew Dice Clay, Barbra Streisand, Harris Savides, Libraries, Sleeper Predictions, Ken Loach, Mira Sorvino, Edward Herrmann, Virginia Woolf, Glasses, Dark Knight

A twice monthly round-up of Woody Allen news bits. Filming has wrapped on Woody Allen’s 2013 film. One actor who we didn’t see much of during filming is Andrew Dice Clay. But after we did our wrap up, this photo of him on set hit the web. We assume Allen is either working on the […]

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Sept News Bits 2: Michael Peña, Whit Stillman, Robots, Nancy Jo Sales, Museums, Muses, Windsor Font, Taxi Driver, Batman, Woody’s Europe

We talked about Michael Peña in our last news bits. The ‘Tower Heist‘ actor has been talking about how he’d like to work with Woody Allen, and it looks like he’s not just saying it because his publicist told him to. NPR’s All Things Considered has been running a great series called ‘Movies I’ve Seen […]

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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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September News Bits 1: Location Map, Sleeper House, The Deer Hunter, Twilight, Mugs, Biscuits, Knitting, Katie Holmes, Michael Pena, Groucho Marx, Bacon Number

News Bits from around the web. Usually monthly but with so much going on, we had to do two this month! Great film magazine Empire compiled a location map of Woody Allen films. That idea sounds familiar. And they’ve forgotten poor Sleeper. Click on the image above to embiggen! The Denver Eye wrote a great […]

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