Woody Allen is expected to be back in Los Angeles this year with a revival of his production of Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi," at L.A. Opera, starting Sept. 12.
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 at a museum.
Reporting from the Cannes Film Festival. Two recurring themes in Woody Allen's filmography are murder and dangerous love affairs. His latest is Irrational Man and it continues this trend with mixed results. But mostly it will leave you with thoughts of revisiting Allen's better efforts like Crimes and Misdemeanors, Match Point and Cassandra's Dream. Show More Summary
In Manhattan, Woody Allen shows how a weak, but tender, side of masculinity. The post Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan’ Insight appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In a detailed and lengthy interview (close to 7,000 words) with Deadline’s veteran film reporter Mike Fleming Jr. – who is officially Deadline’s co-editor-in-chief, film – Woody Allen says of a deal he recently made with Amazon’s Instant Video streaming...
I am here at the Cannes Film Festival this week and filing film reviews of some of the more significant titles on display. If you haven’t already, I highly urge you to check out my colleague Mike Fleming Jr’s sensational in-depth interview with Woody Allen. Show More Summary
Director Woody Allen recently unveiled his latest movie, Irrational Man during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Starring in the film with Emma Stone, Joaquin Phoenix is captured in a pair of sunglasses from Anne & Valentin. Going casual, Phoenix wears the brand’s 18H20 sunglasses. Show More Summary
When I went to the Taj Mahal, I was surprised to find that it looked exactly like the way that the Taj Mahal was supposed to look. It’s like the first time I saw Woody Allen in person. He looked just like Woody Allen! India is indescribable. I had to take photos. Maybe my photos look … Read More The post Photos – A Day in Agra, India appeared first on Will Run For Miles.
Any film that begins with a philosophy professor, played by Joaquin Phoenix, cruising in the bright sunlight musing to himself about Kant's "unanswerable" questions is going to charm me immediately (I also teach Kant). Indeed, WoodyShow More Summary
Woody Allen has a new regret after a lifetime of ruminating and worrying about the past. Woody agreed to do an Internet-based series for Amazon, and Allen now regrets deeply ever even contemplating such a notion, reported the New York Daily News. Show More Summary
CANNES, France — Only Woody Allen can open a film with a quote from Immanuel Kant set to a peppy classic jazz tune and get away with it. And “getting away with it” is what Irrational Man is all about. While he's re-teamed with Emma Stone, this is not another wafer-thin rom-com like last year's Magic in the Moonlight. Show More Summary
Woody Allen has a serious regret, although he’s known for ruing so many aspects of his personal and professional life that David Letterman would need to do a “Top 100? list for the actor/director/filmmaker. But when it comes to Woody...Show More Summary
The film is set at a small Rhode Island college, and Joaquin Phoenix plays a jaded alcoholic, pot-bellied philosophy professor.
For a man who doesn't even own a computer, jumping into the world of television can be a difficult feat. And only a few months in, Woody Allen already regrets agreeing to writing and directing a Amazon TV series.Click To Continue Reading
11:30 a.m. “I couldn’t resist doing a crazy thing.” A slacker cousin to Crimes And Misdemeanors and Match Point, Woody Allen’s loose Dostoevsky riff Irrational Man (Grade: C+) stars Joaquin Phoenix as a philosophy professor who gets a new lease on life while planning and executing a perfect murder. Show More Summary
Deadline asked Woody Allen. He said: I don’t even know what a streaming service is; that’s the interesting thing. When you said streaming service, it was the first time I’ve heard that term connected with the Amazon thing. I never knew what Amazon was. Show More Summary
Amazon is pulling in talent left and right. Spike Lee, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Jim Jarmusch, Terry Gilliam, and perhaps one stranger signee than any other: Woody Allen. When he signed the deal to make a TV series for Amazon, Allen joked “I...Show More Summary
In January 2015, Amazon Studios announced a partnership with Woody Allen would that would result in the director’s first ever TV series. At the time, it seemed like a landmark deal that would bring Amazon its highest-profile original series yet, but from the sound of it, Allen is not too happy with the agreement. Show More Summary
Irrational Man marks a turning point in cinema, for it is the first film to be one hundred percent devised by algorithm. I'm told that once Woody Allen had come up with the equation "(Match Point/Crimes and Misdemeanors x jazz...
If I asked you to close your eyes and envision the worst possible celebrity interview scenario, what would it be? The right answer is of course Deadline’s Mike Fleming, Jr. interviewing Woody Allen. Read more...