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    Woody Allen's Latest Is Titled 'Blue Jasmine,' Film Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics

    As day follows night, 2013 will bring another Woody Allen-directed film with an all-star cast. And barely a week into the new year, word is firming up on the director's latest. We knew already that the film, the first by the filmmaker to be mostly set in San Francisco, stars Cate Blanchett along...

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    Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine' Grabbed By Sony Pictures Classics

    Sony Pictures Classics is staying in the Woody Allen game. The specialty distributor has acquired North American rights to its sixth Allen film, “Blue Jasmine,” which stars Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay, Sally Hawkins, Peter Sarsgaard and Mic...

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    'Completely Ruthless': William Faulkner's 5 Best Quotes About Hollywood and Art

    Here are five of the best hard-nosed quotes from Faulkner, who toiled in Hollywood himself on the scripts for "To Have and Have Not" (1944), "The Big Sleep" (1946) and "Land of the Pharaohs" (1955), among others that he remains credited and uncredited for writing.

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    Weekend Recap: Hollywood's Most Secretive Directors, Cinema's Future, Tina Brown, AMC vs. Dish

    Secretive directors: In a world where new posters, trailers, and spoilers are prized and rumors are updated minute-by-minute, remaining a "secretive" director takes willpower and determination. A select few directors manage to keep a tight lid on their projects, and Vulture's Kyle Buchanan posted a ...

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    Watch: Woody Allen Explains Why 'GoodFellas' Is A "Great American Movie"

    While Woody Allen tends to not think much of his own output, he's more than happy to recognize talent among his colleagues, and it may surprise some to know that Martin Scorsese's "GoodFellas" is one that he considers to be a "great American movie."

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    In The Works: Woody Allen Does More Than Star in Turturro's Upcoming 'Gigolo'

    I find it fascinating that Woody Allen would be so eager to play a pimp in John Turturro's upcoming portrait of a New York male prostitute, "Fading Gigolo," which was being sold at at Toronto. Turturro wrote and will direct the project, which is slated to shoot this fall, and will star as the gigolo...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Woody's Own Words and Resident Evil Reevaluations

    Weekend Reel Reads is a regular feature that gathers lengthier stories related to the world of film criticism you may have missed during the week. If there's anything you think would be ideal for future installments, please let us know at critic@indiewire.com.

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    Julie Delpy Wants To Cast Woody Allen In Her Next Film 'Virgo Rising'

    You can basically draw every neurotic, Jewish comic character on the big screen and small back to Woody Allen in some form or another. For decades, the comic legend has been bringing his brand of comedy to the big screen every year (except the times he dips into drama), and while these days he's...

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    Financial Woes Come To Fore In Plot Details For Woody Allen's Upcoming Film

    Could Woody Allen be making a film to reflect our current times? Is it possible that one of his usually quite wealthy and well off characters may be forced to live in a rental unit? The times may be changing for the helmer who has spent his last few pictures gallavanting around London ("You Wil...

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    Read New All-Time Top 10 Lists From Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Quentin Tarantino & More

    The big talk of the week has been Sight & Sound's once-every-decade greatest films of all time list as determined by critics from around the world. However, the publication also take the temperature from film directors, asking for greatest lists from 358 filmmakers around the world, and collating th...

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