Another period piece is coming our way from writer-director Woody Allen. We know little about his latest movie, titled Wonder Wheel, which is typical of Allen’s movies. Rarely are character and plot details shared early on. But we do know his latest film stars Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, and Juno Temple and it takes place in the 1950s. Show More Summary
As he has done every year since 1982, Woody Allen has been working on a new movie; this one is slated to be released later in 2017. And after dipping his toes back into the Hudson River with last year's Cafe Society, it seems his latest film will bring Allen back to his hometown borough. [ more › ]
“…you’re also not Superman, you’re a comedian. You want to do mankind a service? Tell funnier jokes.” Inspired by a Rolling Stone article, The Solomon Society pays tribute to the illustrious career of Woody Allen, as told through lines from some of his most memorable movies.
The eight-part docuseries premieres February 10 Forget Woody Allen (if you haven’t already), illustrator Christoph Niemann is here to represent the urban neurotic creative. With pictures! Niemann is one of eight subjects of the new Netflix...Show More Summary
The actor bulked up for his Oscar-nominated performance in “Lion,” and while he likes working out, he says it’s “kind of a comedy routine when I’m training.”
Start spreading the news… It's no secret Ronan Farrow has some legitimate daddy issues. The 29-year-old has publicly condemned dad Woody Allen for the alleged assault the esteemed filmmaker inflicted on his sister, Dylan Farrow. Ronan has been estranged from the Annie Hall director for years, and it doesn't look like the two will be making amends anytime [...]
PARK CITY, UTAH: Sure, many of the best comedies are personal, using the filmmakers’ own lives and personalities as a launching point; Woody Allen made a whole career out of it (and then denying that his work was autobiographical at all, go figure). But The Big Sick is, in many ways, an outright dramatization of […]
As an actress, she’s worked with a number of today’s auteurs such as Woody Allen, Jodie Foster, Olivier Assayas and Sean Penn, and now Kristen Stewart is stepping behind the camera with her directorial debut short Come Swim. Reminiscent...Show More Summary
Former NBA star Ray Allen took the celebrity lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational, and PGA Tour Champions player Woody Austin remained on top in the professional competition
"... we must now distinguish resolutely between the sickening and the terrifying. Many programs and policies with which progressive-minded people passionately disagree will be put forward over the next few years. However much or strongly one opposes them, they are, like it or not, the actual agreed-on platform of a dominant national party... Show More Summary
Readers respond to Woody Allen’s review of “Mary Astor’s Purple Diary” and more.
Various Cafe Society (Soundtrack)Sony ClassicalA soundtrack to the new Woody Allen film of the same name, "Cafe Society" is a curious collection of a number of new performances of classic songs by Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks mixed with several from classic 78s. Show More Summary
Milk has had a long and intimate relationship with comedy. And it's much more than just jokes about milk. It's the role that milk plays as a reaction to successful humor. Woody Allen explained it best when he said, "I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose." It's true. Show More Summary
The lead New York Times editorial for New Year's Eve aiming to wrap up 2016, “Take a Bad Year. And Make It Better,” marked a triumph of liberal emotion over reason. The editorial voice of this eminent newpaper reduces itself to a Woody Allen caricature of an urban liberal wimp tormented by dictator Trump and his racist fellow citizens, but without the virtue of actual humor.
As we gaze into the future, here's hoping Woody Allen's "Sleeper" got it right.
The act of binge-watching has been normalized thanks to addictive, serialized TV shows and Netflix revivals, but what about the act of binge-watching an artist’s entire oeuvre, especially one as expansive as Woody Allen’s? What could be learned from that? To study the evolution of an artist’s voice and vision is to study their life. Show More Summary
“Mary Astor’s Purple Diary,” by Edward Sorel, is a juicy, funny and, in the end, touching look at the actress’s life.
Woody Allen famously said, “There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance agent?” If you love the challenge of creating a budget, are fascinated with market fluctuations and arent put off by a few stereotypical jokes, then a career in insurance might be the perfect place […]
"Many educated people want to boycott Woody Allen because of an accusation of rape, and I couldn’t get my sensitive friends to go see a Roman Polanski film with me if I paid them, but a clever Ezra Pound quote doesn’t seem to bother anyone. Indeed, it makes one seem more sensitive to know Ezra […]