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Uncovering Curiosities: Woody Allen’s SCOOP

Scoop isn’t one of Woody Allen’s finest movies but it’s an entertaining diversion that moves along at a decent pace. The 2006 mystery is one of Allen’s ‘London movies’ and it stars his latter day muse Scarlett Johansson alongside Allen [...]

June 19, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ANNIE HALL

Woody Allen – 1977 Annie Hall is possibly Woody Allen‘s finest and most natural film (sorry Manhattan). It’s a real gem of a pictures and a true classic. The script is perfect – and Allen is at his wisecracking best and Diane [...]

March 26, 2021

Understanding The Films Of Woody Allen

Few filmmakers have a work ethic (or cause controversy) quite like Woody Allen. The writer/director/actor almost consistently delivers a new film every year – a hugely impressive feat for a man who is now 85 years old. Allen is a perfect [...]

September 5, 2020

Review: A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK Is Woody Allen On Autopilot

A Rainy Day In New York is Woody Allen’s 48th film as writer-director and while it’s far from his best work, it does have a certain amount of zing to it. Not bad for a director who is now in his 85th year! Rainy Day In New York sees Gatsby [...]

May 30, 2020

DVD Review: FRANCES HA Is A Cappuccino And Biscotti Movie

Real-life couple Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig reteam for Frances Ha, a black and white New York-set comedy-drama that infuses Annie Hall/Manhattan-era Woody Allen with 21st Century malaise. It’s a quirky little movie that follows the titular [...]

December 30, 2013