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Notebook Reviews: SHADOWS AND FOG

Woody Allen – 1991 Shadows And Fog is a bizarre but entertaining effort from Woody Allen that features an excellent cast: Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Jodie Foster and Madonna amongst others.   It’s very off-beat, but [...]

May 6, 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

Uncovering Curiosities: Alan Alda’s SWEET LIBERTY

The great Alan Alda is a talented and interesting man. An actor, writer, director, comedian and novelist it would appear that there is nothing Alda can’t do. Alda has a slew of acting credits to his name, from Mash (the television show) to being a [...]

February 21, 2021

Trailer For Woody Allen’s RIFKIN’S FESTIVAL

Here’s the first trailer for Rifkin’s Festival  – Woody Allen’s 49th film as director. Starring Elena Anaya, Louis Garrel, Gina Gershon, Sergi López, Wallace Shawn and Christoph Waltz, the comedy follows a married American [...]

September 11, 2020

Poster For Woody Allen’s RIFKIN’S FESTIVAL

The mighty Woody Allen’s 49th film as director, Rifkin’s Festival will have its world premiere at the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 18, 2020. It’s then scheduled open in Spain on September 25, 2020. At the [...]

September 6, 2020

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

Notebook Reviews: KEEPING THE FAITH

Edward Norton – 2000 Edward Norton made his directing debut with this highly enjoyable romantic comedy. It’s Woody Allend-esqe in its treatment of New York and its neurotic characters.  The script sparkles with some jokey gems and the [...]

September 2, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Alex Ross’ LISTEN UP PHILIP

An odd mash-up of a movie, Listen Up Philip is a 2014 comedy from Alex Ross Perry that plays like Woody Allen meets Wes Anderson. If that concept floats your boat, then you’ll take great enjoyment from Listen Up Philip. If it doesn’t, then you [...]

August 17, 2020

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