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Woody Allen

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  • 'Wild Canaries' sings an old suspense-comedy tune

     'Wild Canaries' sings an old suspense-comedy tune
    Attempting to capture the screwball essence of the old-school suspense-comedy, most blatantly Woody Allen's "Manhattan Murder Mystery," Lawrence Michael Levine's flighty "Wild Canaries" lacks the filmmaking discipline required to pay effective homage....
  • Daniel von Bargen dead, accomplished actor with 'Seinfeld' role was 64

    Daniel von Bargen dead, accomplished actor with 'Seinfeld' role was 64
    Daniel von Bargen, an accomplished stage actor who turned to movies and eventually TV -- most famously as "Mr. Kruger" on "Seinfeld" -- died Sunday in Montgomery, Ohio, according to Variety. He was 64. "Mr. Kruger" was George Costanza's (Jason...
  • 'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them
    When you grow up, your heart dies. I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....
  • Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'

    Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'
    Amazon announced Wednesday that it has ordered full seasons of five pilots, including a Philip K. Dick adaptation, a magazine show inspired by one of the nation's most esteemed publications and two children's programs. Pilots getting a greenlight are...
  • Kurt Vonnegut documentary is 30-plus years in the making

     Kurt Vonnegut documentary is 30-plus years in the making
    For years, Bob Weide referred to Kurt Vonnegut as "the old man." The old man was 60 when they met, which was not long after Weide, who was barely out of college, typed him a letter that said, in essence: "You don't know me, but my name's Bob Weide....
  • Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short

    Oscars 2015: 'The Phone Call' wins live-action short
    "The Phone Call," a short film that tells about a fateful call that is received by a worker in a crisis call center and an encounter that changes the lives of the people on the call, won the Oscar for live-action short film Sunday night. The film...
  • Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid pulled from MSNBC daytime for Thomas Roberts

    Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid pulled from MSNBC daytime for Thomas Roberts
    Young blue eyes is out as MSNBC shakes up its daytime lineup. Programs hosted by Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid are being pulled as of March 2. Thomas Roberts, currently the anchor for the early morning news program "Way Too Early," will take over with a...
  • Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)

    Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)
    Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not. This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
  • 'If/Then,' Carole King musical lead Pantages' 2015-16 season

    The Los Angeles premieres of the Broadway hit "If/Then" and the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical" anchor the Pantages Theatre's 2015-16 season, organizers announced  Monday.  The theater also will mark its 85th year with two...
  • Amazon chases Netflix with foray into film production

    Amazon chases Netflix with foray into film production
    Amazon.com is ready to join the big picture show. After proving it can rub elbows with television's elite, the Web giant best known as a one-stop online retail shop announced it is joining the fray to produce and distribute movies. The move follows a...
  • Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role

    Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role
    It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV. Two Golden Globes for "Transparent," a daring dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor on a gender-changing journey from Mort to Maura Pfefferman, got the ball rolling at the televised...