RIP Gordon Willis, Woody Allen 70s Cinematographer

Sad news for film fans, and those who love Woody Allen’s work. Gordon Willis, the legendary cinematographer who created the look for Woody Allen’s most iconic films, has passed away. He was 82. Variety has confirmed the report. Willis was the cinematographer for Allen’s legendary late 70s and early 80s films. He started work with […]

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July News Bits 2: Emmys, Mort Sahl, Vanessa Paradis, Stanley Kubrik, spike Lee, Ellen Page, List Mania and more

The Emmy Award nominations were announced. Congrats the following Woody Allen alumni: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (Deconstructing Harry) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (Alice, To Rome With Love, Blue Jasmine) Louis C.K., Louie (‘Blue Jasmine‘) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Mayim […]

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VOTW: Woody Allen On Parkinson, 1999

We’ve been searching out old Celebrity-era interviews since we reviewed it, and came across this – a 45 minute, full show interview between Allen and Michael Parkinson. Parkinson is one of the most revered TV hosts in the UK, and was granted very special access to Allen. The fascinating interview is highlighted by Parkinson’s brave […]

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“A Deftly Flawless Work”: Radio Days – The Woody Allen Pages Review

Radio Days marks the culmination of everything Woody Allen had done to that point. Featuring plenty of Allen’s past cast, and mixes European feel, directing flair, old time entertainment, the documentary form and something very American into a great film. Woody Allen narrates an almost biographical story, about a child who grows up in the […]

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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 2: NY Subway Tickets, Zelig, Emily Mortimer, The Newsroom, Dick Hyman, 1965 Resume, Annie Hall Edited, Robert Crumb

News Bits from around the web. Usually monthly but with so much going on, we had to do two this month! Artist Nina Boesch has paid tribute to some of the New York City’s icon with a part of New York itself. She has taken thousands of New York subway tickets and created new portraits […]

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