Tag Archives: Woody Allen

Born On This Day – December 1, 1935

“I always wanted to be a foreign filmmaker. But I’m from Brooklyn so I couldn’t be because I wasn’t foreign. But all of a sudden, through happy accidents, I’ve become one, to such a degree that I’m even writing subtitles. … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 7.25.14

And So It Goes – Oren Little (Michael Douglas) is not a nice guy and he prefers it that way. He makes his living as a realtor, and he gets his kicks by making others completely miserable. Then his estranged … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 04.18.14

13 Sins – Do we make the choices that we make because we were born that way, or because a series of events brought us to this point? Well, when you have someone down on their luck and up to … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – April 7, 1939

“What the studios want now is ‘risk-free’ films but with any sort of art you have to take risks. Not taking risks in art is like not having sex and then expecting there to be children.” “Here’s a tip to … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – December 1

“We took a tour of the Acropolis late in the morning, and I looked down upon the theater and felt a connection. I mean, this is where Oedipus debuted. It’s amazing for someone who’s spent his life in show business or worked in … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 07.26.13

Blue Jasmine – It’s Woody Allen’s latest. Those words are enough. There are few filmmakers who have earned that right, but way up at the top of the heap is the great and prolific Mr. Allen. Set in San Francisco, … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Saturday, December 01, 2012

“For some reason I’m more appreciated in France than I am back home. The subtitles must be incredibly good.” -Woody Allen

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