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  1. Review: Mariel Hemingway's troubled family is at the center of her 'Out Came the Sun' MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    ... which also provided a role for her younger sister, who got the better reviews. Mariel got a break when Woody Allen offered her the role of Tracy, a high school student and Allen's lover in the movie "Manhattan." She received an Oscar nomination as ...

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  2. Who was that skinny little dude with the big specs, playing the clarinet at Earthquake McGoon's?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | TwinCities

    Writes Menomonie Grandpa: "The news that Woody Allen is bringing his jazz band to Minneapolis reminds Menomonie Grandma and me of a story. "We met and dated in San Francisco in the early 1960s, so in 1968 we went back after Christmas.

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  3. What It's Like To Fly In The Military's Crazy V-22 OspreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Jalopnik

    ... Obama's entourage.) Which was fine, as when you already live your day-to-day life with the same anxiety as a Woody Allen character, you want more time to contemplate your seemingly inevitable demise on what everyone kept joking about was a very ...

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  4. 'The Farewell Party' Shows the Lighter Side of EuthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Forward

    At the beginning of "Annie Hall," Woody Allen tells a joke about two old ladies vacationing at a Catskills resort: "Boy, the food at this place is really terrible," says one. "Yeah, I know," says the other, "and such small portions."

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  5. The Creative Chrysalis: On Neal Stephenson's 'Seveneves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    The single best joke in Woody Allen's canon can be found in 1980's Stardust Memories , in which the fans coming up to his director character to say how much liked his "early, funny" movies. The joke was Allen's way of not just jabbing at his own pretensions, but also to signal his frustration with the limitations of the creative box he had put himself into and that his appreciators seemed intent to sit heavily on the lid of.

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  6. Fumbling, bumbling fun can be found at Mabel-Canton this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Republican-Leader

    ... fun during their spring play at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22. Director Sara Kroshus introduces Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water" to the parents and general public of the Mabel-Canton School District. Browsing through four or ...

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  7. Cannes Review: Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man' Isn't His Best EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Firstshowing.net

    Reporting from the Cannes Film Festival. Two recurring themes in Woody Allen's filmography are murder and dangerous love affairs.

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  8. My First Appearance (Almost) on the David Letterman ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Cup Of Joe Powell

    ... the steps in Riverside Park where Charles Bronson turned into a killer in "Deathwish", the bench used in by Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in "Manhattan" ... you get the idea. So one day I set my attention to the area around 30 Rockefeller Plaza - too ...

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  9. Cannes Watch: Man flouts no-selfie guidelines on red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBS 3 Springfield

    An unidentified person takes a selfie with actress Emma Stone, right, as they arrive for the screening of the film Irrational Man at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 15, 2015. A guest at the premiere of Woody Allen's "Irrational Man," snapped a picture of himself with both Allen and the film's star, Emma Stone, on the red carpet Friday night - disregarding the wishes of the festival's director.

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  10. Diane Keaton, Paul McCarthy to be honored at Hammer MuseumRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... an avid photographer and a supporter of photographers she admires," says Diane Keaton. In a famous scene from Woody Allen's "Manhattan," a cultural intellectual played by Diane Keaton offers her withering assessment of art that she has recently seen ...

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  11. Woody Allen will make a rare trip to Minnesota for Aug. 2 jazz gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Star Tribune

    The Academy Awards aren't important enough to draw Woody Allen out of his beloved New York, but a good gig in Minnesota with his jazz band apparently will do it. The filmmaking legend will perform at the State Theatre on Aug. 2 with his reputable Dixieland-style ensemble, Woody Allen & His New Orleans Jazz Band.

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  12. Film ReviewsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Dallas Observer

    ... is great, The Godfather: Part II expands on its dramatic... One of the most inspired ideas in late-middle Woody Allen pictures comes in Deconstructing Harry, a movie about how Allen loves Bergman, hates Philip Roth and isn't quite clear on what ...

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  13. Woody Allen gets morbid at Cannes: 'We live in a random universe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Canada.com

    It isn't every filmmaker who gets asked to explain why life is worth living, but Woody Allen is a special case. And at the Cannes film festival presenting his newest existential comedy-drama Irrational Man , he gave it a shot.

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  14. Woody Allen: Why So Modest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ContactMusic.com

    A man with four Oscars to his name must be used to receiving praise for his big-screen achievements over the decades, but Woody Allen wasn't altogether comfortable with a standing ovation lasting nearly 20 minutes at the premiere of his new movie Irrational Man at the Cannes Film Festival. The 79-year-old writer-director was honoured with the lengthy round of applause after the film, a mystery comedy-drama starring Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix , went down very well indeed with the audience on Friday .

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  15. Winners and losers at Cannes' first weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | USA Today

    ... Theron skipped over and grabbed her guy to show him off to the world. Mayhem ensued. Parker Posey, Woody Allen and Emma Stone hit the "Irrational Man" premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday in Cannes, France. Stone and Parker ...

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  16. Emma Stone and Woody Allen take CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    Parker Posey, Woody Allen and Emma Stone hit the "Irrational Man" premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday in Cannes, France. Stone and Parker joined their famed director on the red carpet.

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  17. Matthew McConaughey film booed at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    ... beginning of the festival. The Cannes red carpet gala for The Sea of Trees is Saturday evening. Parker Posey, Woody Allen and Emma Stone hit the "Irrational Man" premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday in Cannes, France. Stone ...

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  18. Woody and Emma get selfie-struckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    Images of this unidentified man taking selfies with the biggest stars of Woody Allen's Irrational Man were broadcast all over French TV on Friday night. Clearly morose Woody wasn't a fan of this intrusion, even if wife Soon-Yi Previn did manage a smile.

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  19. Cannes: Life sucks and then you die, Woody Allen saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Toronto Star

    Life has no meaning, the universe is vanishing and the only way to fight it is to “con” people into being momentarily happy, Woody Allen says. “You're living in a random universe and you're living a meaningless life, and everything you create in your life or do is going to vanish,” the veteran filmmaker said Friday at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  20. Cannes Rambling Reporter's Scene + Heard: Woody Allen Has Quiet 'Irrational Man' EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    Nobody would accuse Woody Allen of being a party animal, but the Irrational Man filmmaker's post-world premiere itinerary on May 16 was low-key even by his standards. Since there was no official extravaganza planned for the Sony Pictures Classics pic, Allen and wife Soon-Yi Previn headed back to the Majestic, where they stopped in front of the revolving door after entering the lobby for a nearly 5-minute consult with a French handler while a crowd formed in front of him, snapping photos and requesting selfies.

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