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Yesterday | Journalgazette.net

Future is here, and it's 'Bananas'

The 1971 movie "Bananas" ends with newly married Woody Allen and Louise Lasser having sex under a blanket but on television with the late broadcaster Howard Cosell narrating the encounter as he would have called a boxing match.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bananas, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Louise Lasser

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Firth creates magic with Woody

If Woody Allen had filmed his latest bonbon in black and white, as he's done on several other occasions it might be mistaken for a movie that was actually made during Hollywood's Golden Age.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight, Colin Firth, Bringing Up Baby, Comedy Movies, Family, Cary Grant

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Michigan Daily Online

Pleasant 'Moonlight' doesn't quite match Allen's previous heights

I have seen far worse Woody Allen films than "Magic in the Moonlight." It's a charming 1920s period piece, a comfort dessert to be served after 2013's more daring main course, "Blue Jasmine."


Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Blue Jasmine, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Magic in the Moonlight, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Hannah and Her Sisters, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Telegraph

anatomy of melancholy

People tend to use the word, depression , and its derivatives most glibly when talking about writers.


Related Topix: Manhattan, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Diane Keaton, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Wall Street Journal

A Summer House's Star Turn

TO SPEAK OF a film's setting-whether it's Woody Allen's New York or the South Carolina manse where the baby boomers of "The Big Chill" gather to reminisce-as another character is so common as to be a clichA©.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, South Carolina, Drama Movies, A Place in the Sun

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight

Marcia Gay Harden, left, as Mrs. Baker, and Emma Stone, as Sophie, in a scene from the film, Magic in the Moonlight.


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Marcia Gay Harden, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Digital Game Developer

Traditional Books Are Dying But We Come Not to Bury You, But to (P)raise You

Take2 Publishing is proud to announce the launch of its first DigiDialogue , a process and a product that results with a published eBook where the dialogue between the author and the audience becomes part of the final 'copy'.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock


13 LGBT Roles That Didn't Kill These A-List Actors' Careers

Plenty of Hollywood A-Listers shatter the notion that it's dangerous to take roles playing LGBT characters.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Al Pacino, Thriller, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Silkwood, Manhattan, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Meryl Streep, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Rankings: Laugh It Up: Indianapolis Has More Culture Than Los Angeles

Woody Allen famously says in Annie Hall that Los Angeles's only cultural advantage is that "you can make a right turn on a red light," and a new survey from real estate website PropertyShark appears to agree.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Real Estate

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Film Threat

Magic in the Moonlight

Directed by Woody Allen Written by Woody Allen Produced by Edward Walson Starring Emma Stone and Colin Firth Sony Pictures Classics Woody Allen pulls off a pretty impressive trick with his 44th film: He makes the charm of Emma Stone and Colin Firth disappear.


Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Midnight in Paris, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Hannah and Her Sisters, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Woody Allen, sis in 'Bullets' crossfire

Confidenti@l source says Woody Allen and his sister/business manager are at odds over the financial and critical flop "Bullets over Broadway."


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Berkeley Daily Planet

Love Is Strange (and Sweet and Touching, Too) Landmark Shattuck, Opens August 29

Ben is a striving artist whose oil paintings have not yet made a dent on the walls of Manhattan's art galleries.


Related Topix: Wedding, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Weird

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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

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