Posts Tagged ‘woody allen’

Vince Giordano – There’s a Future in the Past

Vince Giordano is a consummate showman leading his band, the Nighthawks, through decades of jazz music in this fun, but superficial, documentary.
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Irrational Man

The previous decade of movies has been one of Woody Allen's best, but "Irrational Man" is a moody flick with half-hearted moral posturing.

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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

Woody Allen's much-lauded drama about morality and guilt splits the difference between two interesting characters, and loses its way.
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Magic in the Moonlight

One of Woody Allen’s most briskly entertaining movies in years, “Magic in the Moonlight” is about love, mysticism and con jobs.

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To Rome with Love

Woody Allen pens a love letter to Rome in his newest effort. Unfortunately "To Rome with Love" relies more upon it's star-studded cast than it's presumed neurotic mores.
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Lay the Favorite

Stephen Frears directs a star studded cast in a film loosely based on sports gambler Beth Raymer's memoirs.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: Unofficial Bonds and Official Rankings

Nick's weekly recap of the Bond films ends with the unofficial 007 movies and rankings of Bond's official lovers, villains, songs and movies, including Skyfall.
Midnight in Paris

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 20

In time for Christmas, elves stock shelves with Owen Wilson in "Midnight in Paris" and Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick in "Dolphin Tale."

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Midnight in Paris

Wistful and whimsical, Woody Allen's postcard from Paris doesn't always make sense, but who cares?
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Free Films!: Hulu

First in a new series. Austin shows you the great free films available on

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

It has its flaws, but Woody Allen is still tackling fascinating topics.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Whatever Works

"Whatever Works" — Woody Allen's finest, funniest farce since “Mighty Aphrodite” — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

It's not that Woody Allen's latest is bad -- it's just that we've seen this style and these characters so much it's become cookie-cutter.
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Actors who became directors

In this week's shoe, Joe and Chris yap about Ben Affleck and other actors who turned to directing.