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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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Bellingham Herald

Woody Allen looks in the rearview mirror

Before he made movies - "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years - Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, To Rome With Love, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight

Q1043.com

Movies: Lucy, A Most Wanted Man, Magic In The Moonlight

French director Luc Besson loves strong women. He's made a career of female action figures: 'La Femme Nikita' and 'The Fifth Element', among them.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vail Daily News

New York Philharmonic presents a night of Russian classics in Vail Friday

Sorry, when I think Russian music, I get the image of Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in "Love and Death" with Prokofiev's "Lieutenant Kije Suite" in the background.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Vail, CO, Comedy Movies, Love and Death, War Movies, Celebrities, Diane Keaton, Pop/Rock

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woody Allen on magic, movies, and life's meaning

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other... The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and ... (more)

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Globe and Mail

Zach Braff: 'I'm not trying to be for the masses'

Zach Braff raised $3.1-million on Kickstarter to make his first movie in 10 years, Wish I Was Here.

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Related Topix: Wish I Was Here, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Indie, Pop/Rock, The Shins

Times-Standard

Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Woody Allen back in spotlight, actively promoting new film and shooting yet another

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

KOST-FM Glendale

Woody Allen's latest is set in the roaring 20's in the Riviera.

Colin Firth does his Mr. Darcy thing, playing a renowned Chinese illusionist who in real life is a stuffy, smug , condescending Brit named Stanley who, as a sideline, exposes the entertaining frauds of the roaring 20's: psychics who claim to communicate with the dead.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Chicago Sun-Times

Simply Do it: Talking with Woody Allen About Directorial Style

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Physician detained for defaming Ecuador president

Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent to prison to serve a six-month sentence for defaming President Rafael Correa.

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Related Topix: Rafael Correa, Belleville, IL, Pop/Rock, Opinion

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