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3 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

Movie review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' is a good Woody Allen film

Woody Allen has often spoken about his drawer full of movie ideas, some of them hastily written down, that he visits now and then when the prolific director feels that it's time to write and direct another one.

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Blue Jasmine, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sweet and Lowdown, Music!, Husbands and Wives, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

Only 3 Shopping Days Left Until Barack’s 53rd

What gift would be appropriate for a community organizer who has parlayed a lifetime on the government dole into a King's Ransom Seems like only yesterday Barack Obama was being feted as the answer to ALL problems, large and small, domestic and international, temporal and spiritual, Ying and Yang.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Religion, Judaism

Chicago Sun-Times

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In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet Director Mark Jackson's drama is a chilly study in grief starring Catherine Keener as a war-zone photographer shattered by her experiences in Libya.

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Related Topix: Chris Pratt, Deconstructing Harry, Hannah and Her Sisters, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

OhNoTheyDidnt

Woody Allen Says He Won't Hire A Black Actor Unless The Role Calls For One

So, you know Woody Allen, of course. The filmmaker who's seemingly been a critics' darling, since the early 70's; Your typical liberal New Yorker, who also loves to play jazz.

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Deconstructing Harry, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, New York, New York Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Detroit News

Firth and Stone find Woody Allen still plenty of 'Magic' left

Emma Stone, at only 25, hadn't been waiting nearly as long - but she notes her family dog is named Alvy, after a classic Allen character, and she can keep up with Firth in a spontaneous recounting of the bank robbery scene in 'Take the Money and Run.'

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Magic in the Moonlight, Comedy Movies, Take the Money and Run, Celebrities, Emma Stone, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

New Scientist

Heart attack on a plate? The truth about saturated fat

New Scientist full online access is exclusive to subscribers. Registered users are given limited access to content, find out more .

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The New York Observer

Woody Allen: American Master

Would it kill you to know that Woody Allen is just like us? He's got two teenage girls who listen to pop music on their iPhones.

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Crime Movies, Annie Hall, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, September, Bullets Over Broadway, Pop/Rock

Cityview Online

Prolific but redundant

Woody Allen has mastered the art of making the same trivial film over and over again.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Husbands and Wives, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Match Woody Allen's movies to the Bergman and Fellini films he copied. Good times.

Woody Allen has long been accused of wearing his influences out in the open, as in A Streetcar Named Blue Jasmine .

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sweet and Lowdown, Music!, Deconstructing Harry, Stardust Memories, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, Pop/Rock

Free Republic

'Professor' Irwin Corey, renowned comic, is turning 100 and is zany as everq

And the zany nonagenarian already has a present in mind. 'I hope they give me an 18-year-old girl,' Corey quipped.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Exploring Israel-Palestine Through Movies

Dwayne Johnson tries, but he's surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Dallas, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ian McShane, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, New York

VH1

Woody Allen's Many On-Screen May-December Romances Woody Allen's Many May-December Romances

If you watched Woody Allen's latest film, Magic in the Moonlight , over the weekend, you may have noticed something interesting about the leads - Emma Stone and Colin Firth, the central love story, have a 28-year age difference between them.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Small Time Crooks, Crime Movies, Musical Movies, Everyone Says I Love You, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsBusters.org

WashPost Critic Lets Woody Allen Play the Moralist, Slam 'Pernicious' Organized Religion

Sunday's Washington Post carried an interview with filmmaker Woody Allen by movie critic Ann Hornaday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

IHaveNet.com

'Magic in the Moonlight' Movie Review

Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones , not one of the whiffs .

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

WWLP

Woody Allena s hyping his latest movie while shooting his next

Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Jeff Daniels

Mercury-Register

Small fire near Oroville Memorial Cemetery today

OROVILLE >> A fire was fought in the middle of the night in south Oroville. The fire was reported at 12:47 a.m. today west of the Memorial Cemetery, off Lincoln Blvd. PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Comedy Movies, Midnight in Paris, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

The Florida Times-Union

Eastwood, Allen lead the parade of over-70 filmmakers

Evan Agostini Invision Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn arrive at the July 16 premiere of "Magic in the Moonlight" in New York.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Theater for movie lovers

There's an exciting production underway at ACT Theatre that is of particular interest to movie aficionados.

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Deseret News

Colin Firth, Emma Stone riff on working with Woody Allen

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows director Woody Allen, center, with actors Emma Stone, left, and Colin Firth on the set of "Magic in the Moonlight."

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Magic in the Moonlight, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Take the Money and Run, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Dark Horizons News

Casting: Thurman, Harington, Posey, Wittrock

Adam Jones Uma Thurman has signed on to join Bradley Cooper in John Wells' "Adam Jones" at The Weinstein Company.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Kit Harington, Girls, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

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