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Five must-see movies from top directors

— by CRAIG SMITH — This year has a lot in store for movie fans, with new films coming in 2018 from some of the finest directors in history, including Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo del Toro and Terry Gilliam. Everyone is going to be making a point of seein[...]

Review: Irrational Man

— by RON WILKINSON — This year’s Woody Allen film is a murder mystery. Actually, it is not much of a mystery since we know all about the murder. The only mystery left is to see if the killer gets away with it or not. Sort of a “Columbo” episode without Peter Falk. The first [&helli[...]

Blue Jasmine expands to 1,200+ screens

Sony Pictures Classics is expanding Woody Allen’s latest box office success “Blue Jasmine” from 229 to over 1,200 screens nationwide this weekend. This surpasses the screen count for “Midnight in Paris,” marking “Blue Jasmine” as the widest release of any Woody Allen film. The film[...]

Sony Acquires Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Woody Allen’s next film, “Blue Jasmine,” from Gravier Productions. The film marks the sixth collaboration between the filmmaker and Sony Classics. Produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson, “Blue Jasmin[...]

Win a Copy of To Rome with Love

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Roughly six months ago, I reviewed Woody Allen’s “To Rome with Love,” which opened the Los Angeles Film Festival at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. There in support of the iconic director’s latest effort were costars Penelope Cruz, Greta Gerwig, Aless[...]

Review: To Rome with Love

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Last year, Woody Allen cleverly wrote and directed the magical and memorable “Midnight in Paris,” for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Previous to “Paris,” Allen revisited London a fourth time with “You Will Meet A Tall Dark [...]

Trailer: To Rome with Love

— by SEAN GERSKI — Although I am a lover of all kinds of films, there was a point in my film-watching career where I just didn’t care for Woody Allen. (And, as an aside, calling watching movies “a movie-watching career” makes it seem more exciting, doesn’t it?) But when a directo[...]

DGA Awards Feature Film Nominees Announced

DGA President Taylor Hackford announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2011. “The directors nominated this year for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Award have each demonstrated[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Midnight in Paris’

— by ALEXA MILAN — “Match Point,” “Scoop,” “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” In recent years, Woody Allen has been fascinated by Americans finding themselves in all sorts of crazy shenanigans and romantic entanglements abroad. His latest, “Midnight in [...]

Two Clips from ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — What’s a Woody Allen movie without a little complicated romance? His newest film, “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,” focuses on two married couples and their complex relationships. Alfie (Anthony Hopkins) leaves his wife of 40 years, Helena (Gem[...]