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Friday, March 27 2015

Ben Stiller Takes on a Woody Allen Persona in ‘While We’re Young’

This examination of documentary filmmaking, of truth and not-quite-truth, is somewhat undercut by the neuroses of its male lead (Ben Stiller).


Tuesday, March 17 2015

‘Top Five’ Is the First Film to Fully Showcase Chris Rock’s Genius

Top Five is one of the most original and satisfying comedies in years.


Friday, December 5 2014

In ‘Magic in the Moonlight’, Ideas Trump Characters

The fundamentalist atheism and myopic intellectualism of Woody Allen's latest depiction of an older man/younger woman dynamic makes it a pale imitation of his best work.


Monday, August 5 2013

HBO’s ‘Casting By’ Highlights Film’s Creative Rapports

"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."


Wednesday, October 19 2011

For Whom the Buzz Stolls: An Interview with Midnight in Paris’ Corey Stoll

Actor Corey Stoll breezed in to steal Midnight in Paris out from under his co-stars and now, headed into awards season, his memorable characterization of legend Ernest Hemingway in Woody Allen's most successful film to date feels decidedly poised to enter the Supporting Actor race.


Thursday, October 6 2011

One by One, We’re All Becoming Shades: An Interview with Anjelica Huston

In her newest film 50/50, the actress brings everything full circle, combining comedy and high drama with another far less-discussed area of her expertise: the ability to work a good old-fashioned bad wig and turn it into a powerful acting tool.


Thursday, August 4 2011

TCA 2011: Woody Allen finally lets down his guard for PBS


Tuesday, August 2 2011

100 Essential Directors - Woody Allen

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


Monday, August 1 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci

Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...


Thursday, July 14 2011

Woody Allen again opts to film movie in Europe


Where’s Woody? (Columns) [19.Jun.11]
Whatever Works (Reviews) [19.Jun.09]
Various Artists: Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Capsule Reviews) [8.Oct.08]
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Reviews) [15.Aug.08]
‘Barcelona’ Betrays Allen’s Stifled Storytelling (Short Ends and Leader) [14.Aug.08]
Goodbye, Woody (Short Ends and Leader) [3.Aug.08]
Cassandra’s Dream (Reviews) [18.Jan.08]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [28.Jul.06]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [28.Jul.06]
Match Point (2005) (Reviews) [4.Jan.06]
Melinda and Melinda (2005) (Reviews) [25.Oct.05]
Melinda and Melinda (2005) (Reviews) [18.Mar.05]
Anything Else (2003) (Reviews) [25.Sep.03]
Hollywood Ending (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Small Time Crooks (Reviews) [19.May.00]
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) (Reviews) [3.Dec.99]
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