Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Woody Allen

  • Women and Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

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    After acknowledging Allen's output numerous times since the allegations were originally made, the Academy appears to operate on the principle that the work comes first and any moral or ethical issues are secondary.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    25 comments
    tweet
    0

    Moses Farrow Sides with Woody Allen, Who Wants NYTimes to Publish His Defense (UPDATED)

    The Farrow vs. Allen scandal has exploded again, with members of each family publicly taking sides in a high stakes media war. UPDATE: Moses Farrow, 36, who was adopted by Mia Farrow and Woody Allen and is now estranged from his mother and close to Allen and his wife Soon-Yi, has responded to his 28...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'

    Sony Pictures Classics has snapped up their seventh Woody Allen acquisition, taking North American rights to the director's next film, "Magic in the Moonlight," a period piece set in the South of France in the 1920s. It stars Colin Firth as an Englishman who arrives to investigate a possible scam am...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Woody Allen Is A Pimp In New Trailer For John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo'

    Woody Allen might be nearing the age of 80, but his creative output has not slowed down one bit. but what has slowed down, considerably, are his on-screen appearances. Since 2004, he’s directed ten films and has just finished production on his eleventh (“Magic in the Moonlight”), but he has only sta...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: 13-Minute Interview From 1979 With Woody Allen About 'Manhattan' & Much More

    While Woody Allen himself hated "Manhattan," with the legend going that he asked United Artists to shelve the movie with the offer of directing another movie for them for free, the picture was not only an instant hit (nominated for two Oscars too), but it has become one of the standout, iconic films...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: Woody Allen Likes to "Make Love"

    Far less erratic than the quality of his films in recent decades is Woody Allen's preoccupation with sex. Though much of the heat is suggestively felt in his latest "Blue Jasmine," you don't have to look far to find an Allen film that tosses the phrase "make love" around like it's an atom of oxygen.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Watch: 30-Minute Woody Allen Stand Up TV Special From 1965; Pushes For Oscar Recognition For Casting Directors

    Woody Allen has been a major cultural presence for more than half a century now, and though he got his start in stand-up (for more of which, see below), most of those 50 years have been spent making movies, beginning with 1965's “What's New Pussycat?”. In that time, the man has worked with an absurd...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Read Woody Allen's Open Letter to Hollywood in Support of Casting Directors

    Woody Allen has penned a rare open letter to Hollywood, via the Hollywood Reporter, wherein he supports his longtime colleague and casting director Juliet Taylor, with whom he worked on "Blue Jasmine." Read below.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Documentary 'Casting By' Heralds the Unsung Yet Crucial Art of the Casting Director

    “More than ninety percent of directing a picture is the right casting,” says Martin Scorsese at the outset of Tom Donahue’s engrossing documentary “Casting By,” which will be released in theaters November 1. And Scorsese’s not alone in his feelings -- Woody Allen, Robert Redford, Clint Eastwood and ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Ronan Farrow, Son of Mia Farrow, Lands Gig on MSNBC (VIDEO)

    Ronan Farrow, son of actress-humanitarian Mia Farrow who grew up as the son of director Woody Allen (his paternity has been debated -- even his mother says it's "possibly" Frank Sinatra), has joined MSNBC and will host a weekday show. MSNBC cites Farrow's winning personality as the reason he's being...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • WATCH: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Skewer ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • With Kelly Reilly as a Bipolar Neurologist, ...Criticwire
  • Other Woman, Female Comedy Alternatives'The Other Woman' Alternatives: 5 Female-Led ...The Playlist