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Why It Works: Annie Hall

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** After writing about HIGH FIDELITY  in a recent Why It Works , I couldn't help but think about Woody Allen 's 1977 classic ANNIE HALL . While the two films are tonally...
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We interview Cafe Society's Blake Lively and Parker Posey!

Talking to Blake Lively twice within the span of a couple weeks? I must be the luckiest blogger in the business. No two ways about it, the actress is having a good summer, with THE SHALLOWS and now CAFE SOCIETY, and I'm sincerely glad for her because she couldn't be a nicer person. Add in Parker Posey , who I've been a major fan of since BEST IN SHOW, and I was a very...
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Review: Cafe Society

REVIEW: Aimless New Yorker Bobby Dorfman moves to Hollywood in order to find something worth living for. After getting a job with his uncle, an influential agent, Bobby falls head over heels for the man's secretary Vonnie. Unfortunate for him, Vonnie and Bobby's uncle are already wrapped up in an affair. REVIEW: Sometimes your dislike for a character can hold you back...
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Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart star in first trailer for Café Society

Hike up your pants, slick back your hair, and prepare to get lost in the wonderful world of 1930's Hollywood, as envisioned by Woody Allen . CAFÉ SOCIETY stars Jesse Eisenberg as a young man who arrives in Hollywood hoping to work in the film industry but finds himself falling in love as he's swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the...
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Woody Allen's Cafe Society to open 2016 Cannes Film Festival, plus 1st image

It's been announced that Woody Allen 's latest movie, CAFE SOCIETY, has been selected to open the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival. This will be the third time that the event has kicked off with an Allen-directed flick (with 2002's HOLLYWOOD ENDING and 2011's MIDNIGHT IN PARIS being the other two), and his fourteenth film to screen out of competition at the long-running...
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Miley Cyrus to star alongside Woody Allen in his Amazon TV series

When I woke up this morning I can definitely say that I didn't expect this piece of casting news to come across my desk (an empty refrigerator box counts as a desk, right?) A little over a year ago it was announced that Woody Allen would write and direct a new half-hour television series for Amazon. Since then we've heard little on what the potential series would be about,...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Brave, Gangs of New York, Star Wars

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Joaquin Phoenix doesn't think making a blockbuster film would be fulfilling

Earlier this year, Joaquin Phoenix was rumored to be in final negotiations to play Doctor Strange, however, as most of you probably know, the role ended up going to Benedict Cumberbatch . Perhaps one of the reasons why he didn't take the part is because he doesn't think doing a blockbuster franchise film would satisfy him as an actor. Phoenix said as much during an...
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Steve Carell steps in to replace Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's latest film

It was just four days ago when Deadline revealed that Bruce Willis had exited the cast of Woody Allen 's latest film. Willis was one of the first actors to be cast but unfortunately he was set to star in a Broadway adaptation of Stephen King 's "Misery" and couldn't make the scheduling work. As the film is already in production, finding an actor to replace...
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Woody Allen's cast for next film includes Willis, Eisenberg, Stewart & more

Woody Allen 's latest, IRRATIONAL MAN, is now in theaters but the man is wasting no time before production begins on his next film. While it is currently untitled and without a synopsis, Allen has culled together an impressive cast none-the-less for a movie that will begin shooting this month in New York and L.A. The film will star Jeannie Berlin, Jesse Eisenberg , Blake Lively ,...
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Review: Irrational Man

  PLOT: A depressed, alcoholic professor moves to a small New England town and finds new direction in life when he decides to commit a terrible crime. REVIEW: The dark possibilities of the human soul has long fascinated and spurred on Woody Allen , whose latest film IRRATIONAL MAN deals with one of his favorite topics: murder. Murder in and of itself doesn't much...
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Woody Allen regrets ever agreeing to make a TV series for Amazon

Woody Allen , depressed and regretful? You're blowing my mind. Earlier in the year it was announced that Woody Allen had signed on to write and direct a new half-hour television series for Amazon. Episodes of the "Untitled Woody Allen Project" were to be released next year on Amazon's Prime Instant Video service, and the studio had ordered a full season of the...
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