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Proof News: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 – Arrested Development Interview & Moses Farrow Essay

MUST READS: There are two stories today that should not be ignored. The first is the interview conducted by the New York Times with the cast of “Arrested Development.” In it, actress Jessica Walter opens up, through tears, about the way she was treated by Jeffrey Tambor on the set of the popular comedy series. During the interview, fellow cast-mates Jason Bateman and David … Read More Proof News: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 – Arrested Development Interview & Moses Farrow Essay

New Trailer: Wonder Wheel – Official Trailer #1

WONDER WHEEL Synopsis: Four peoples’ lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from … Read More New Trailer: Wonder Wheel – Official Trailer #1

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [25] Blue Jasmine – Three Nominations

Cate Blanchett Nominated Role: As Jasmine, Cate Blanchett portrays a formerly wealthy woman who moves in with her sister after the break-up of her marriage. The odds-on favorite to win, Cate Blanchett has won absolutely every award in her path to get here. Woody Allen obviously provides a fantastic screenplay but with Blanchett and her ability to bring Jasmine to life, this film would … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [25] Blue Jasmine – Three Nominations

Quick Review: Blue Jasmine (2013)

BLUE JASMINE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 20, 2013 Dark, quippy, and cathartic, “Blue Jasmine” is the epitome of a Woody Allen film. Forced to give up her lavish lifestyle with her mover-and-shaker husband, Hal (Alec Baldwin), Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) moves in with her lower-middle-class sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins). There she teeters on the edge of her sanity, descending into alcoholism. “Blue Jasmine” is impressively intricate, … Read More Quick Review: Blue Jasmine (2013)

New Trailer: To Rome With Love – Official Trailer

TO ROME WITH LOVE / It’s that time of year again. Time for the annual Woody Allen film to start its marketing. If you look through Allen’s filmography, however, it’s easy to notice a pattern of his really great work skipping a few years. For example, most recently, Midnight In Paris was a phenomenal success, but his two films the two years prior (Whatever … Read More New Trailer: To Rome With Love – Official Trailer

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [10] Midnight In Paris & 4 nominations

[36 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[29 DAYS TO OSCARS] In 1977, “Annie Hall” won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It also took Best Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actress. So to count out Woody Allen in any regards is ill-advised. However, with the heated competition this year, “Midnight In Paris” probably won’t be pulling in that many awards. Described as Woody Allen’s return … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [10] Midnight In Paris & 4 nominations

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Midnight In Paris”

Here are some numbers for you: Woody Allen has won three Academy Awards (two for “Annie Hall” for Directing and Screenplay and one for “Hannah and Her Sisters” for Screenplay). Allen has been nominated a total of 21 times: 14 as a screenwriter, six as a director, and one as an actor. Allen has been nominated for screenwriting Academy Awards (Original Screenplay mind you) … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Midnight In Paris”