Tag Archives: Parker Posey

Woody Allen has another crowd pleaser on his hands with “Cafe Society”

It’s always a slightly underrated pleasure in my eyes that we get a new Woody Allen movie each year, without delay. This week, he brings us yet another one, and I’m quite fond of it as well, if you’ve noticed my praise here and there over the course of the[...]

“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[...]

Woody Allen: First Trailer for “Irrational Man” with Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone

Each and every single year, we’re treated to a new Woody Allen movie. Moreover, basically every other year, Allen’s latest outing becomes an awards contender. With last year apparently being his off year with the enjoyable, if slight, Magic in the Moonlight, speculation is high that 2015 could see an[...]

Parker Posey is happy about her role on “The Big C”

HollywoodNews.com: Parker Posey, who gained the title “Queen of the Indies” through her string of popular independent features in the ’90s (“Personal Velocity,” “Best in Show,”
etc.), finds what’s going on in the indie film world today “really hard” and
“really painful.” That would include moviemaker John Waters’ decision to pull the plug[...]

Laurie Colwin Remembered

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Today would have been author/writer/novelist/essayist/short story writer Laurie Colwin’s 66th birthday. She died on October 24, 1992 of a sudden heart attack at age 48. Every year I tell my readers about Laurie, so we never forget her. All of her terrific, insightful, funny, trenchant books are in[...]