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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Elaine Stritch 1925-2014

The wonderful Elaine Stritch has passed away. The glamorous star of stage and screen died in her home in Michigan. She has had so many memorable roles, especially onstage. She is the definitive performer of works by Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Noel Coward and many, many more. In recent years, she played Alec Baldwin (Alice, […]

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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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