In a scene that could have been out of a Woody Allen movie, a knife-wielding man in China tried to rob a bank, only to be ignored by customers and tellers alike.
N etworking. Everyone does it — but how do you really win at it? Although Woody Allen was credited with saying that "showing up is 80 percent of life," it's that final 20 percent that really makes the difference. That is, it's aboutShow More Summary
The Purple Onion was a legendary club that helped launch the careers of such entertainers as Robin Williams, Woody Allen, Phyllis Diller and the Kingston Trio. It closed a little more than two years ago, but in September it found a new life as a restaurant and entertainment venue: Doc’s Lab and Doc Ricketts, which […]
WHAT ABOUT BILL CLINTON’S? Why Is Bill Cosby’s Career Over, But Terry Richardson’s Isn’t? Actually, Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy — it’s as if there’s some sort of White Rape Privilege going on here....
Mere months after a heated public debate over an editorial in which Dylan Farrow once again accused her father, Woody Allen, with molestation, Americans find themselves embroiled in a similar but even more emotionally wrenching news cycle.
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To repeat some of what I wrote yesterday, According to Woody Allen, we all know that human existence is meaningless and that it ends, utterly and meaninglessly, with death. We all know this, he thinks, but we hide the horrible...
Excerpts from an interview of Woody Allen by Robert E. Lauder (bolding added): RL: When Ingmar Bergman died, you said even if you made a film as great as one of his, what would it matter? It doesn’t gain you...
This weekend, Woody Harrelson will host Saturday Night Live for the third time. That'll be three more times than any other Woody: Allen, Guthrie, from Toy Story. Though, it should be noted, it wouldn't be more times than Woody Woodpecker hosted Bird SNL — it's what earned him the nickname "the Elliott... More »
Actor/comedian John Leguizamo has made autobiography and self-criticism staples of his body of work in both film and theater. One-man productions like Freak and Ghetto Klown are equally influenced by Richard Pryor and Woody Allen, full of self-lacerating gags about Leguizamo's various neuroses. And in Fugly!, a new "anti-romantic comedy" film,... More »
New York-based filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On) creates a special kind of urbanity: softer and more inclusive than Woody Allen's, openly gay but...
The usual head-spinning Wednesday scene at Michael’s got an added boost of adrenaline today as Michael McCarty and his indefatigable staff presided over the jam-packed dining room while preparing for this evening’s main event. The famed eatery is...Show More Summary
Listen Up Philip is a film that I wanted to like. The intro sets high hopes: clever, barbed dialogue that recalls the opening of The Social Network, or a snippier Woody Allen movie, and a retro vibe down to …
We're happy to present an excerpt from Jason Bailey's "The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion," now available in stores and online. You can pick up a copy by clicking here. Synopsis: A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled...Show More Summary
From the infamous Woody Allen/Soon Yi Previn relationship to more palatable love beginning under not-so-palatable circumstances, like Brangelina, these celebrities have relationships that might be considered inappropriate.
He’s never been a huge hit with the ladies, but Larry David managed to catch the eye of “Hunger Games” stunner Jennifer Lawrence. In her interview with Vanity Fair, the “American Hustle” hottie gushed, “I worship Woody Allen, but I don’t...Show More Summary
With advance praise from Tom Brokaw, Dick Cavett, Woody Allen and a hardcover release date of November 4, Hope: Entertainer of the Century seems sure to be one of the holiday season’s most discussed non-fiction offerings. The author is Time vet and the magazine’s current theater critic, Richard Zoglin. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence revealed her love of Larry David in a companion piece to this month’s Vanity Fair cover story, saying, "I'm in love with him, and I have been for a really long time. I worship Woody Allen, but I don't feel it below the belt the way I do... More »
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen return to voice Woody and Buzz Lightyear in 'Toy Story That Time Forgot', debuting on ABC this holiday season. [...]