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Features // 14 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 26 Articles
Blogs // 11 Articles
News // 13 Articles
Media // 5 Articles
//Features

PopMatters' 2017 Fall Film Preview: At Last, the Film Industry Awakens From Its Slumber
27 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

From Gary Oldman in The Darkest Hour to James Franco's meta-experiment Blade Runner: 2049 and Daniel Day-Lewis's final role, here are the movies you'll want to watch ... and a couple you might not.

Have a Little Faith in People: Woody Allen, ‘Blue Jasmine’, and Returning to Form
6 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM

Blue Jasmine goes some way towards restoring our faith in Woody Allen's talent. Against the odds, and late in the game, Woody has hit a home run. He actually has returned to form, this time.

//Columns

In Defense of Woody Allen's Recent Work
19 Jul 2012 // 5:02 AM

Before you jump to conclusions about To Rome with Love, consider what it is you are criticizing. Is it the man? Or is it the man's reputation?

'A Moveable Feast' in 'Midnight in Paris'
27 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Ernest Hemingway compared Paris to a moveable feast because no matter what time it is, Paris is always the magnificent city of lights. Woody Allen expands upon Hemingway's testimony in the magical Midnight in Paris.

//Reviews

‘Café Society’ Is an Exhausting, Exasperating Film About Illusions and Delusions
25 Jul 2016 // 5:00 AM

The Woody Allen express rolls bumpily on with a glossy '30s-set bauble that half-heartedly poses the same interesting questions he’s been ruminating on for decades.

Woody Allen Can't Be Anyone But Himself in 'Café Society'
25 Jul 2016 // 5:00 AM

Café Society is a competent film, but that's hardly praise for an auteur director like Woody Allen.

//Blogs

Double Take: 'Annie Hall' (1977)
23 Nov 2015 // 4:19 AM

Is love too weak a word to describe how we feel about Annie Hall? Or is it more like a dead shark? Double Take breaks a few eggs to find out.

Cannes 2015: Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man' Is More of the Same
16 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival finds Woody Allen mining the same tropes of crimes and misdemeanors that he does with each film.

//News

Joaquin Phoenix Aces Role in Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man'
20 Jul 2015 // 7:07 AM

Irrational Man will likely change no one’s mind about what to do with Woody Allen.

Woody Allen to create show for Amazon on heels of 'Transparent' success
14 Jan 2015 // 4:13 AM

Woody Allen will write and direct his first television series for Amazon, the company announced on Tuesday in a statement. The half-hour series, which has

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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