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Woody Allen never planned to write films: The Stand-Up Years exclusive preview (Audio)

Woody Allen never planned to write films: The Stand-Up Years exclusive preview (Audio)

By | December 2, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments

Before Woody Allen became one of the most celebrated filmmakers in American cinema, he was a prolific stand-up comedian who inspired a new generation of self-reflective, neurotic and introspective comedians. And while Woody Allen's are still readily available to purchase today,...

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Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

By | April 17, 2014 at 11:54 pm | No comments

It’s rare to see Woody Allen starring in a film not his own. But John Turturro convinced Allen to star in Turturro’s upcoming Fading Gigolo, including fellow cast members Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Sofia Vergara and Liev Schreiber. Written and directed by Tuturro, Woody...

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Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

By | February 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Though seven years have past since she left her post at ABC’s chat fest The View, Rosie O’Donnell has proven she was and still is a valuable asset to daytime television. Dressed in black and looking sleek she took a seat on set today in the middle of the show’s hosts...

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Amy Poehler snags a Golden Globe, plus more surprises in the comedy categories

Amy Poehler snags a Golden Globe, plus more surprises in the comedy categories

By | January 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | One comment

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned last night to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. This is their second year in a row hosting the awards show (and they'll be back to host it again next year). Of their return, Fey remarked, "This is Hollywood, so if something kind...

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Woody Allen’s adopted daughter speaks out for the first time about alleged sexual abuse

Woody Allen’s adopted daughter speaks out for the first time about alleged sexual abuse

By | October 2, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 15 comments

It’s been 20 years since Vanity Fair published an incredibly in-depth feature about Woody Allen’s home life. For the piece, writer Maureen Orth conducted more than two-dozen interviews, which yielded a chilling conclusion: the iconic comedy writer, actor and director had...

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Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

Mayor of Rio pretty much bribing Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil

By | August 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm | One comment

Bribery isn't just for slimy corporate executives or parents trying to lure their children into the dentist's chair. No, it can also be used by the mayor of Rio to get Woody Allen to shoot his next film in Brazil. In an article published yesterday in O Globo, one of Brazil's...

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Louis C.K. had to restrain himself when Woody Allen asked him to star opposite him in a buddy comedy

Louis C.K. had to restrain himself when Woody Allen asked him to star opposite him in a buddy comedy

By | July 22, 2013 at 10:15 am | 3 comments

It's hard to imagine wanting to pay $13.50 to watch two neurotic friends enjoy each others' company. But when those friends are played by Woody Allen and Louis C.K? Well that's a completely different story. Allen, who cast C.K in a bit role in Blue Jasmine (coming to theaters...

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Funny Or Die takes on repetitive, unrelatable nature of Woody Allen films (Video)

Funny Or Die takes on repetitive, unrelatable nature of Woody Allen films (Video)

By | June 21, 2012 at 4:22 pm | One comment

In this spoof trailer, Funny Or Die dares to lampoon the writing and directing style of the iconic Woody Allen. Check it out below. Do you think Woody fans will be able to take the joke? New Woody Allen Trailer from Tess Kartel ...

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Louis C.K., Andew Dice Clay cast in new Woody Allen film

Louis C.K., Andew Dice Clay cast in new Woody Allen film

By | June 4, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments

Woody Allen announced today that he has cast two legends of comedy past and present -- Andrew Dice Clay and Louis CK -- in his next film. Not much is known about the project yet, aside from the cast, which also includes Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Bobby Cannavale, Michael...

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