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Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

Laughs are on sale in "Fading Gigolo"

JOHN TURTURRO HAS crafted a doozy of a male fantasy. He wrote, stars and directs himself as a guy named Fioravante, whose best buddy, Murray talks him into being a prostitute for a night.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Medicine, Dermatology

Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

'Woody on Rye': Jewishness in the works of Woody Allen

A few years ago, I discovered that there is actually something called The Big Lebowski Studies, a tongue-in-cheek academic discipline wholly devoted to a single Coen brothers movie .


Related Topix: To Rome With Love, Annie Hall, Comedy Movies, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Life, Purim, Holidays

Wednesday | City Pages

HBO's Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart proves you don't always know what you think you know

Maybe you think you know what Woody Allen did or didn't do in that summerhouse all those years ago.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, To Die For, Drama Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Musical Version of the Front Set for Hollywood's Festival of New American Musicals Tonight

A musical version of the award-winning 1976 film, THE FRONT, will get its first LA performances tonight, August 19th and 20th at 7:30pm as part of the ongoing series of staged readings presented by the FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN MUSICALS and the ASCAP FOUNDATION Irving Caesar Fund at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Front, Pop/Rock


'Magic in the Moonlight' review: Woody Allen's Kind of ...

Even a middling Woody Allen movie is better than most, which is exactly the case with his 2014 release, Magic in the Moonlight .


Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, Magic in the Moonlight, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Exclusive Photo Coverage: A Stroll with Broadway Royalty Adam Monley & Paige Faure

Paige Faure and Adam Monley can now officially be considered Broadway Royalty. Paige currently dons the coveted glass slippers as the title role in Cinderella, and while she is playing Princess, Adam is at the Imperial Theatre, where he just concluded his limited run as Javert in Les Miserables.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, North Carolina, Theater, Arts

Power Line

The Perry indictment: A travesty of a mockerya

Governor Perry condemned his indictment yesterday as a "farce of a prosecution."


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Cinematographer Gordon Willis Remembered at Memorial

Cinematographers and additional members of the Hollywood community gathered Saturday to remember the life of legendary director of photography Gordon Willis , whose credits include Francis Ford Coppola 's The Godfather trilogy and Woody Allen 's Annie Hall .


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Comedy Movies, Broadway Danny Rose, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, North Falmouth, MA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

English Dong-A

New York and Paris in classic films

New York and Paris in classic films . AUGUST 16, 2014 02:57. . New York and Paris are two of the world`s most famous and admired cities.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Savir's Corner: People with whom I'd like to have a cup of coffee

To drink a cup of coffee with someone often implies a moment of relaxation, of intimacy; Outside one's country, it is an occasion to observe people in a different cultural environment.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, New York, Opinion

Lexington Herald-Leader

No 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Emma Stone plays Sophie and Colin Firth is Stanley, who becomes smitten by her charms, in Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight.


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Midnight in Paris, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock


Sample TRP's season at 'Sneak Previews'

This weekend, Theatre in the Round Players will perform a mystery that's also a bedroom farce that's also a historical drama that's also about farm life and that takes place in London, Canada, Eastern Europe, Scotland and America.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Don't Drink the Water, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Folio Weekly

Woody Allen's Marginal Moonlight

There aren't many geniuses in film, but Woody Allen might just be one of them. Arguably the greatest comedic writer-director since Charlie Chaplin - though the Coen Brothers are breathing down his neck - Allen will leave the world a less intelligent, less wondrous place when he finally retires or becomes too feeble to bang away at his 1950s manual ... (more)


Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Mighty Aphrodite, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Monterey County Herald

Firth, Stone charm in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Emma Stone and Colin Firth in "Magic in the Moonlight," written and directed by Woody Allen.


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Celebrities, Colin Firth, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

National Review Online

Woody Allen's Bleak Vision

I was chagrined, but not entirely surprised, when I read Woody Allen's recent ruminations on ultimate things.


Related Topix: Crimes and Misdemeanors, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Sat Aug 09, 2014


'Magic in the Moonlight' Movie Review

Where last year's film 'Blue Jasmine' was a revelatory feast, 'Magic in the Moonlight' is a delightful bonbon.


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Blue Jasmine, Arts, Cinema, Midnight in Paris, Celebrities, Pop/Rock


'Antz' is awesome

Yesterday, this column reviewed "A Bug's Life." This movie was the second computer-animated film about ants released in the fall of 1998.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Antz, Family, Adventure, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Woody Allen has nothing up his sleeve in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Stone is a spiritualist leading a seance with participants Hamish Linklater and Jacki Weaver , as a dubious Firth looks on in "Magic in the Moonlight."


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Jacki Weaver, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

USA Today

Is Annie Hall 2 filming in New York?

The above signage was spotted on East 66th Street between 2nd and 3rd avenues in Manhattan, the area where the original Woody Allen classic was filmed.


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River Front Times

There's nothing inspired in Woody's annual update

The heart wants what it wants," Woody Allen has taught us, and apparently what his heart wants these days is not to have to bother with writing second drafts of film scripts.


Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Magic in the Moonlight, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Colin Firth, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Movies, Entertainment