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  • Colin Firth and Jacki Weaver Try to Pick Their Favorite Woody Allen Film

    Woody Allen has directed so many movies, it's hard to pick just one favorite. At the L.A. premiere of his latest, "Magic in the Moonlight," at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study on Monday, the...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (860 pages, $37.50) In this brick of a book, Chicagoan Perlstein has done a jampacked job of chronicling a riveting, portentous...
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

    'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24
    "Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York. It's a challenge that the musical's producers may know well given the show's own...
  • Robin Williams dies: Six of his movie quotes that matter most

    Robin Williams dies: Six of his movie quotes that matter most
    I started writing this post as an explainer of Robin Williams’ best film lines and how they came to be. But over the course of watching (and re-watching) the clips, something else started to happen. The quotes began to stand for themselves, tell...
  • Emma Stone in talks to make Broadway debut

    Emma Stone in talks to make Broadway debut
    Emma Stone may be headed to Broadway. The Golden Globe-nominated actress is in talks to take over the part of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of “Cabaret,” a spokesperson for the company told TheWrap on Monday....
  • Don Pardo dies at 96; 'Saturday Night Live' announcer

    Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96. Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
  • Emma Stone In Talks for Broadway Debut in 'Cabaret'

    By Jordan Zakarin NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Emma Stone may finally be headed to Broadway. The Golden Globe-nominated actress is in talks to take over the part of Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of "Cabaret," a spokesperson for...
  • Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★&#9733 1/2
    Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones ("Midnight in Paris," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), not one of the whiffs ("Cassandra'...
  • Woody Allen in the rearview mirror

    Woody Allen in the rearview mirror
    Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
  • On Broadway, black Cinderella's glass slipper is only half full

    Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Delivers $65 Million Debut, Sequel Announced

    Paramount Pictures was so pleased by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles's" $93.7 million global debut this weekend that it said it is moving forward with plans for a sequel to the franchise reboot. Domestically, the film kicked up a sterling $65 million...