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    'Fading Gigolo' Director John Turturro on Sex, Religion, and Why He'd Work With Woody Allen Again

    John Turturro had Woody Allen's voice in his head when penning the script for his latest directorial effort, "Fading Gigolo," but the film owes as much to comedic collaboration as it does to the fact that their mutual barber couldn't keep a secret. "Don't tell Woody," Turturro apparently instructed ...

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    Review: 'Fading Gigolo' Starring John Turturro & Woody Allen Is Breezy And Inoffensive

    "Do you ever just get down on your knees and thank god that you know me and have access to my dementia?" George Constanza asks when his scheme to get Jerry out of a relationship by having him claim he wants to have a menage a trois, winds up with woman actually being into the idea. It's a hilarious ...

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    How 'Fading Gigolo' Illustrates the Best and Worst of Woody Allen Movies

    Intentionally or not, "Fading Gigolo" actually functions as something of a statement on Allen's persona—onscreen and off—as it has been understood in the public eye.

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    Film Society to Screen Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway' In Honor of Its Broadway Debut

    To celebrate the musical adaptation of "Bullets Over Broadway," Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen Allen's 1994 film version for one night only.

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    Will Ronan Farrow's MSNBC Show Be Derailed by His "I Hate Woody" Fame?

    Ronan Farrow began his new MSNBC show today by saying, "I grew up watching the greats of TV news," then delivered his wry list of "Murrow, Cronkite, Colbert." He wasn't really kidding, because Ronan Farrow Daily is all about trying to channel his generation. At a glance the show wasn't rocky; it was...

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    Choose Your Own Adventure: The Allens, the Farrows, and You

    What if the story here is entirely different from a tale of abuse of power, or a fable about the importance of speaking up about abuse? What if the story unfolding now points backwards, to the reasons we enter relationships, and how we need to think those reasons over carefully?

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    Woody Allen Strikes Back: "Of Course I Did Not Molest Dylan"; Dylan Farrow Responds UPDATE

    "TWENTY-ONE years ago, when I first heard Mia Farrow had accused me of child molestation, I found the idea so ludicrous I didn’t give it a second thought. We were involved in a terribly acrimonious breakup, with great enmity between us and a custody battle slowly gathering energy. The self-serving t...

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    Eight Great Quotes from Cate Blanchett at the Santa Barbara Film Festival (CLIPS)

    "Blue Jasmine" hit theaters back in July 2013 which, by this awards-packed winter 2014, feels like ages ago. Writer-director Woody Allen ostensibly penned the title role of Jasmine French with Cate Blanchett in mind. "Well that's something I'd like to believe is true," the ever-bashful Blanchett tol...

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    The Big O: What's at Stake for Cate in the Woody Debate?

    After acknowledging Allen's output numerous times since the allegations were originally made, the Academy appears to operate on the principle that the work comes first and any moral or ethical issues are secondary.

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