| Jun 24, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Woody Allen is on a roll at the box office, as the prolific filmmaker's latest movie looks to follow in the footsteps of his last hit,"Midnight in Paris."
This weekend, Allen's new film, "To Rome With Love," premiered with $379,371, playing in five...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:03 AM
If it's a zinger capped by the phrase "leper colony," if there's a hotel room being broken into by house detectives, if it's Penelope Cruz spilling out of an outfit borrowed from Mira Sorvino in "Mighty Aphrodite," then it's time for the new Woody Allen...
| Mar 30, 2012
The Liverpool-bred writer-director Terence Davies is best known for deeply felt, meticulously controlled reveries "The Long Day Closes" and "Distant Voices, Still Lives" and the gorgeous personal essay "Of Time and the City." Now 66, he sees the past...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The critical darling of this year's Sundance Film Festival will arrive in theaters sooner than expected.
"Fruitvale," which won the festival's Grand Jury and Audience awards in January, is set to hit the big screen on July 26 -- three months before it...
| Apr 23, 2013
One of 2012's best movies came and went without a shred of the attention it deserves, and it’s not as if the film's some obscure, subtitled documentary only a niche audience would see anyway.
It's "Not Fade Away," the tremendous feature writing-...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Who didn't write about Zelda Fitzgerald?
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| May 7, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The legend of Zelda has formed the basis for numerous Jazz Age sojourns. Some dabble in shopworn tales of Mr. and Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald's drunken wild-child antics, as Woody Allen did in "Midnight in Paris," while feminist literary critics have usually...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Since the publication in 1920 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, "This Side of Paradise," his life and career have been scrutinized, studied and dissected in countless critical essays, articles and biographies.
Hollywood too has been endlessly...
| Dec 15, 2011
Letty Aronson, Woody Allen's producer sister, talks about the director-screenwriter and "Midnight In Paris."...
| Feb 19, 2012
Woody Allen won the original screenplay award for "Midnight in Paris" and Alexander Payne and Jim Rash & Nat Faxon won adapted screenplay for "The Descendants" at the Writers Guild of America awards Sunday....
| Feb 26, 2012
Oscars 2012: At the 2012 Academy Awards, it might seem that everything old is new again. Best picture contenders "The Artist," "Hugo" and "Midnight in Paris" hark back to the early days of cinema. Billy Crystal will be back for his ninth time as host. And...