Woody Allen is the film critic’s darling, and outside of directors, the role that critics love to talk about is cinematography. And with Allen, rightly so. Allen himself has never been the most technically minded, or technically patient, filmmaker. Yet he is meticulous about making beautiful films. The result is Allen usually allows cinematographers to […]
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 […]
Dec News Bits 2: Haskell Wexler, Charlotte Rampling, Soon-Yi Previn And More
News Bits! Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This is the 83rd edition! And a brief one for the end of the year. Happy new year everyone! Haskell Wexler has passed away. The legendary cinematographer lens such greats as ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?‘ and ‘Days Of Heaven‘. […]
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 […]