Tag Archives: Match Point

“Irrational Man” and back: Ranking the films of Woody Allen

I know I’m one of the few, but in my humble opinion Woody Allen has yet to make an overtly bad film. His best are all time classics, but even his worst are still very much watchable movies that have pleasures to be found within them. On the occasion of[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Scarlett Johansson

After last week’s look at Jennifer Lawrence, I think this is now going to become another weekly series for me, tentatively called “Spotlight on the Stars”. Each week, I’ll look at an actor/actress/filmmaker that I’d like to celebrate in some way. It could be due to something of theirs coming[...]

Woody Allen casts French President’s wife in “Paris”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When, if ever, will Woody Allen slow down? This is a staggering fact. The prolific director, 71, has turned out a movie a year every year since 1982. He missed 1981 for some reason, having released “Stardust Memories” in 1980. Maybe he lost track of time? And while[...]

Sony Classics re-teams with Woody and a “Stranger”

BY KEVIN CRUST Undeterred by the performance of “Whatever Works,” Sony Pictures Classics is taking another chance on Woody Allen by picking up his latest drama, “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,” for a fall release. Shot and set in London, the film stars Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins,[...]