Episode 14 – The Purple Rose Of Cairo (1985)

The Purple Rose of Cairo is the 13th film written and directed by Woody Allen, first released in 1985. This film holds a special place in Woody Allen’s filmography. It is Woody Allen’s own favourite of his films, whilst he consistently rags on just about every other one he’s ever made. Even now, he claims […]

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Feb-Apr News bits: Festival de Curtas de Verín, Sharon Stone, Mariel Hemingway, Conal Fowkes, PopSpotsNYC, Pointless And More

News bits. Our irregular wrap up of Woody Allen internet bits. There was a lot this month. This the 108th edition. Festival de Curtas de Verín is a short film festival held in the Spanish town of Verin. The festival have unveiled a new poster, and this year they are paying tribute to Woody Allen’s […]

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Every Cinematographer from Woody Allen’s Films – Gordon Willis, Carlos Di Palma, Darius Khondji, Vittorio Storaro and More

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 […]

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