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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Woody Allen looks 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.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, To Rome With Love, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight

7 hrs ago | Q1043.com

Movies: Lucy, A Most Wanted Man, Magic In The Moonlight

French director Luc Besson loves strong women. He's made a career of female action figures: 'La Femme Nikita' and 'The Fifth Element', among them.

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, A Most Wanted Man, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Morgan Freeman, Blue Jasmine, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vail Daily News

New York Philharmonic presents a night of Russian classics in Vail Friday

Sorry, when I think Russian music, I get the image of Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in "Love and Death" with Prokofiev's "Lieutenant Kije Suite" in the background.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Vail, CO, Comedy Movies, Love and Death, War Movies, Celebrities, Diane Keaton, Pop/Rock

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woody Allen on magic, movies, and life's meaning

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other... The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Magic in the Moonlight, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Colin Firth, Prison

Globe and Mail

Zach Braff: 'I'm not trying to be for the masses'

Zach Braff raised $3.1-million on Kickstarter to make his first movie in 10 years, Wish I Was Here.

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Related Topix: Wish I Was Here, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Indie, Pop/Rock, The Shins

Times-Standard

Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Jeff Daniels

The Winnipeg Free Press

Woody Allen back in spotlight, actively promoting new film and shooting yet another

Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Comedy Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Jeff Daniels

KOST-FM Glendale

Woody Allen's latest is set in the roaring 20's in the Riviera.

Colin Firth does his Mr. Darcy thing, playing a renowned Chinese illusionist who in real life is a stuffy, smug , condescending Brit named Stanley who, as a sideline, exposes the entertaining frauds of the roaring 20's: psychics who claim to communicate with the dead.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Chicago Sun-Times

Simply Do it: Talking with Woody Allen About Directorial Style

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Take the Money and Run, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Physician detained for defaming Ecuador president

Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent to prison to serve a six-month sentence for defaming President Rafael Correa.

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Related Topix: Rafael Correa, Belleville, IL, Pop/Rock, Opinion

The China Post

Woody Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Vallejo Times-Herald

Global Thrift Store to hold grand re-opening Saturday

The Global Thrift Store will hold an re-opening celebration at 10 a.m., Saturday at 617 Tennessee St. Snacks, music and community building will be available to the general public.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Los Angeles Times

'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.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Producers, Musical Movies, 2012, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

New York police eye retraining after custody death

The New York Police Department is revamping its training on the use of force amid outrage over the death in police custody of a man suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Billboard

Woody Allen Musical 'Bullets Over Broadway' to...

Woody Allen's $14 million "Bullets Over Broadway" is closing , with a final performance slated for Aug. 24, its producers announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Producers, Musical Movies

MTV

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About My Podcast With Woody Allen

Last week I drank a Diet Coke from Woody Allen's refrigerator. For some reason that feels like a more intimate act than me actually sitting down and chatting with him.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

In this Thursday, July 16, 2014 photo, Writer/Director Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn arrive at the premiere of "Magic In The Moonlight" in New York.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Jean-Luc Godard, Movies, Entertainment

Christian Science Monitor

Emma Stone and Colin Firth star in the new Woody Allen film 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Emma Stone and Colin Firth headline director Woody Allen 's new comedy "Magic in the Moonlight," which follows a stage magician, Stanley , who is determined to expose a psychic named Sophie whom he believes to be faking her powers.

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Midnight in Paris, To Rome With Love, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Emma Stone, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

This is Local London

Allen: Actors are difficult to get

Woody Allen has revealed he would like to work with great actors such as Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson - but said they are always busy.

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Related Topix: Hannah and Her Sisters, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Adventure

Daily Mail

Woody Allen's first podcast doesn't mention Dylan Farrow

'My son saved his attacker's life': Father who brutally beat teen he caught raping his son, 11, reveals it was only his boy's pleas that saved the pedophile from death as he says his family refuse to hide Bill Clinton 'has a busty blond mistress nicknamed "Energizer" by his Secret Service detail who work to hide the woman from Hillary' Body of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blue Jasmine, Drama Movies, Match Point, Thriller, Hannah and Her Sisters, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

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