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In Woody Allen's "Sleeper," a hip party-goer 200 years in the future presents a print of a big-eyed waif child to hostess Luna (Diane Keaton), and Luna breathes in awe, as though it was an original Gaugain: "Oh, it's Keane! It's pure...Show More Summary

A Screenplay for a Short Film About a Woody Allen Pitch Meeting

The plot of the latest untitled Woody Allen film—"On a small college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student"—was recently brought to our attention. Here's how we imagine that pitch meeting going down. Read more...

Questioning the CBC's decision to remove Jian Ghomeshi's interviews

In a year full of stories about sexual assault, Jian Ghomeshi's stood out. He was no anonymous abuser, like the perpetrators in the much-maligned UVA story. Nor was he a celebrity past his heyday, like Bill Cosby and Woody Allen arguably are. Rather, Ghomeshi, 47, was at the height of his fame earlier this year when allegations surfaced that he...

Woody Allen May Be Working on a New Movie About a Professor Seducing a Student

Oh no. Here is a page that exists on IMDb, one that suggests that Woody Allen’s next movie is in the works for 2015. (The film critic Tasha Robinson pointed us to it on Twitter.) The untitled project lists Allen as both writer and director...Show More Summary

'Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My

Chris Rock enters into Woody Allen territory with his new movie Top Five. During the opening scene, as Rock's hero Andre Allen strolls down a Manhattan avenue engaged in lively debate with reporter Chelsea Brown (co-star Rosario Dawson),...Show More Summary

Woody Allen riffs on his early comedy career in ‘The Stand Up Years’ — exclusive

Long before he morphed into one of the most celebrated American filmmakers in history, Woody Allen got his first taste of

The Comeback Recap: Hollywood Horror Story

Last night’s episode of The Comeback would’ve been a great one for Valerie Cherish to break out her terrible Woody Allen impression. Because last night it seemed that Val finally learned the value in not wanting to belong to any club — in this case, the successful-showbiz-people-who-are-self-serving-and-full-of-shit club — that... More »

2014: The Year We Listened to Survivors of Sexual Violence

The year had barely begun when Dylan Farrow published a lengthy open letter to Hollywood, slamming actors and movie fans for ignoring the sexual abuse allegations she first made against her adoptive father Woody Allen in 1993. The White House had recently released a report about sexual and domestic violence... More »

Review: 'Top Five'

"I don't feel funny anymore," complains the movie star played by Chris Rock in "Top Five," but don't worry. Unlike Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories," this cinematic confessional, which is also a genial wish-fulfillment fantasy, is actually funny.

Andrew Dice Clay enjoys another roll, with help from Woody Allen

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Woody Allen reached out and people started noticing. Things picked up even more when Martin Scorsese called, but by then the comedy act — crude as ever and tweaked for an era of genital piercings and sex-cams — was playing in Vegas, which is why these days Andrew Dice Clay is,...

Newswire: Here’s a track from an upcoming Woody Allen stand-up reissue

Regardless of what you might think about Woody Allen or his movies now, long ago he made pretty good stand-up records. And three of those records, all recorded between 1964 and 1968, are getting a January 13 reissue as The Stand-Up Years via Razor And Tie. Show More Summary

Lena Dunham Put A Good Woody Allen Burn In The 'Girls' Trailer

Seems like old times in the new trailer for Season 4 of "Girls." Shoshanna has a new haircut and never really liked Marnie, Hannah and Adam are all kinds of confused, and Caroline calls Hannah "profoundly damaged." Then there's Jessa, who has taken to quoting Selena Gomez Woody Allen. "The heart wants what the heart wants," she says to Hannah. Guess she needs the eggs.

Woody Allen: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Woody Allen's good looks are "Sweet and Lowdown."Here's a 42-year-old version of the "Annie Hall" mastermind at a Studio 54 party back in 1977 (left) and 37 years later... the "Midnight in Paris" writer  -- who celebrated his 79th birthday last…

The Flash/Arrow (#Flarrow) Crossover Part 1 SPOILER Thread

If this thread were sentient, it might say "Me, a Flarrow?" And then it would get pissed at Woody Allen. Who is no relation to Barry Allen. If this goes well, we shall have another tomorrow. ...

Kristen Schaal’s Trixie shines in ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot’

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen reprise their roles as Woody and Buzz Lightyear for this year’s Toy Story holiday special, which airs tonight at

After a Heartbreaking Loss Breaks Rex Ryan, Decision Time for Jets Owner Woody Johnson

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—The late, great Washington Redskins coach George Allen once said, “Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little.” If this is true, Rex Ryan certainly shortened his life last night. After the most recent Jets’ loss, a 16-13 defeat at the hands of the Miami Dolphins, he was an emotional wreck. Show More Summary

Chris Rock On Barack Obama: ‘Everybody Wanted Michael Jordan, But We Got Shaq’

Chris Rock is coming back to the big screen with Top Five in just two weeks — a project he calls an “homage to Woody Allen.” Some of the early reviews throw around a word that’s followed Chris throughout his outspoken career — edgy,Show More Summary

Watch: Knife-Wielding Man Attempts to Rob Chinese Bank, Tellers Ignore Him

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.

5 ways to become a networking natural

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

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