Is watching a movie an endorsement of the person who made it?
During the Woody Allen kerfuffle that everyone forgot (along with the Bill Cosby one which coincidentally also involved Matt Lauer shitting on victims), child abuse investigator Patrick Perion wrote a depressingly informative post about the state of child abuse forensics in the 90s which more than likely benefited Woody Allen. And now he’s back with Read More...
Throughout nine legendary seasons of How I Met Your Mother, the gang has been through plenty of memorable shenanigans, from subway wars for Woody Allen to opening a puzzling bar within a bar at MacLaren 's. Though many crazy momentsShow More Summary
Not only will Fort Tilden once again be open for business by summer, Coney Island is getting itself a new (old) roller coaster: The Thunderbolt, immortalized in Annie Hall and at least partially to blame for Alvy Singer Woody Allen's "nervous" personality, will be making a triumphant return this May, with ground on the second iteration of the ride being broken today. [ more › ]
Until his recent quasi-retirement, Steven Soderbergh was the most prolific major American director, outpacing even Woody Allen and Spike Lee. He made 26 features in 24 years, virtually all of them worthwhile; even Full Frontal and The Good German have their defenders. Show More Summary
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My heart sank when Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." Undeniably, Blanchett was masterful in her role; but in honoring Blanchett, Woody Allen was also honored. You see, I believe every word of Dylan...Show More Summary
Woody Allen got a smattering of conflicted applause at the Oscars—here's why.
Cate Blanchett managed to win an Oscar despite the fact that the role that earned her the award was central to a Woody Allen creation. The famous actor and director has been coming under fire over the last few months thanks to his step-daughter coming forward with claims of sexual abuse. Show More Summary
At the 86th Academy Awards tonight, Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for her role in the Woody Allen film Blue Jasmine. Upon winning, she did a brief, almost muted shout out to Allen. More » 15 Amazing Reactions To Cate Blanchett’s Woody Allen Shout Out At The Oscars is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Last night, Cate Blanchett won the Best Actress category at the Academy Awards for her role in Blue Jasmine. Blue Jasmine was one of the most controversial films on the award show circuit this year, not because of its content, but because of the recently resurfaced sexual abuse allegations surrounding its director, Woody Allen. Read more...
12 Years a Slave won Best Picture. Cate Blanchett won Best Actress and thanked Woody Allen in her speech. Jennifer Lawrence fell again. But who really cares?!? The 2014 Academy Awards, like all other events of this nature, came downShow More Summary
Which ancient, neurotic pervert got more applause at the Oscars on Sunday night—Woody Allen or God? Read more...
Cate Blanchett is still on Team Woody. The actress, as expected, won the Best Actress Oscar Sunday for her biting work in Blue Jasmine. She won the bulk of previous acting honors for the role, but the open letter by Dylan Farrow accusing her father, Blue Jasmine director Woody Allen, of molesting her years ago cast some doubt on her win. Show More Summary
After taking home a SAG, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award, it comes with little shock that Cate Blanchett won an Academy Award for Best Actress this evening (March 2) for her role in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." While on the...Show More Summary
Cate Blanchett took home Best Actress at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. The actress won for her celebrated performance in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine," playing a Manhattan socialite who loses her wealth when her husband is...Show More Summary
Blue Jasmine star Cate Blanchett just won the Best Actress Oscar for her starring role in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine. "As random and subjective as this award is, it means a great deal in a year of exceptional performances by women," Blanchett said, before praising her fellow nominees Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and Judi Dench. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Australian Cate Blanchett won the best actress Oscar on Sunday for her role as a socialite who suffers a breakdown in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine."
Almost every predictions list I’ve read this season listed Cate Blanchett as the clear choice for the best actress Oscar win. And almost every mention of her probable impending win was attached to a sentence about the Woody Allen scandal. Show More Summary
First Ronan Farrow slammed the Golden Globes for their tribute to Woody Allen and now the MSNBC host has given a light slap to the Oscars.”Tomorrow on Ronan Farrow Daily: exclusive interview with Ellen DeGeneres’s cravat,” said Farrow on Twitter tonight. Show More Summary