Tag: Woody Allen

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Rational and “Irrational Man”

Mr. Holmes, Woody Allen, and some of my favorite movies of the year now on home video....

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Magic in the Moonlight”

Berlin, 1928. Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth) is a renowned magician working under the guise of Wei Ling Soo. He marvels audiences by making...

CD Reviews, Music

CD REVIEW: Julian Velard, “If You Don’t Like It, You Can Leave”

“No one plays Gershwin anymore,” laments Julian Velard in “That Old Manhattan,” the penultimate and one of the standout tracks from...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: A Waning “Passion”

Searching for Brian De Palma and other lost 70s filmmakers....

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Had Better Titles in Preproduction (Like “The To Do List”)

A lot can happen from the time a script is turned in to a studio to the time the film actually goes into production. Actors are cast and...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies About Magicians (to Prepare You for “Now You See Me”)

I’m not sure Now You See Me is a real movie—I’m pretty sure it’s part of the massive viral marketing campaign for last...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Reviews: “Annie Hall” and “Manhattan”

Two of Woody Allen's classic 70's films are now on Blu-ray....

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: American Masters, “Woody Allen: A Documentary”

Whether or not you’re a fan of Woody Allen this American Masters documentary is an exemplary study of the artist....

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: A Summer “Transformered”

Is a movie that's 90% awful still worth seeing? If it's (Optimus) prime Michael Bay, yes, almost. Other, less awful movies are also...

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: Woody Allen’s “Tall Dark Stranger”

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger--but should you invite him into your home theater? Bob Cashill advises....

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Tonight: 4 Decades of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'”

What made Johnny Carson the late-night king? Scott Malchus takes a look in his review of a new box of Tonight Show episodes....

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Hannah and Her Sisters”

Thanksgiving is for lovers. Wait, what? Join Kelly Stitzel as she explores the soundtrack of one of Woody Allen's best films, Hannah and...

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Film, Random Play

Random Play: Jews

Why are Jews so freakin' awesome? Robin Monica Alexander investigates in her latest Random Play....

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” Edition

Thanksgiving is upon us once again, and you know what that means: Dinner, and awkward interaction with little-seen family members. And then...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Independent Lens – No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos”

The latest installment of the vaunted PBS series Independent Lens is No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos. The documentary about the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Porcupine Tree, “The Incident”

A famous occurrence found its way into Woody Allen’s film Manhattan. The director has just explained all the artistic allusion and...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Summer Shorts, with Woody, Coppola, “Tony Manero,” and Zowie Bowie

Got your ticket stub, your popcorn, and your extra large soda? Meet Bob Cashill in the No Concessions lobby, where he's waiting to tell you...

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DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008, The Weinstein Company) purchase this DVD (Amazon) Whatever your feelings about Woody Allen — and Lord...