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  1. The 'Best' Romantic ComediesRead the original story

    Monday | Living the Romantic Comedy

    ... on this list issue: Crusie and her readers put in Desk Set , while they left out Annie Hall . You can hate Woody Allen personally; you can wish that as filmmaker he'd packed it in twenty years ago; you may simply not respond to his brand of humor. ...

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  2. Bernard Werber Sees a Sci-Fi Future - and It's All About AntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Forward

    ... will be Noah's Ark, but with 140,000 people in it. In "Les Thanatonautes" you quote an observation attributed to Woody Allen: "As long as man is mortal, he cannot ever be really relaxed." It's a major concern. I understood when watching [Stanley] ...

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  3. Making movies about making moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Herald Gazette

    ... in the historic Thomaston Academy building on Main Street/Route 1. Renowned filmmaker Sandy Bates (director Woody Allen) is in a professional transition, directing largely comedies early in his career now wanting to direct more serious movies so ...

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  4. Bullets Over Broadway - the Musical at the ParamountRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Seattle Gay News

    Utilizing music from the era of the '20s and '30s, the musical has gunned its way onto the Paramount stage, and is based on the movie by Woody Allen. The storyline is very similar to its movie counterpart.

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  5. Hail, Caesar!: Roman ScandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Creative Loafing

    While Woody Allen spent the midsection of his career wowing critics and audiences with the philosophical likes of Manhattan , Hannah and Her Sisters and Crimes and Misdemeanors , there were many who already were feeling nostalgic for the comparatively lightweight comedies he made earlier in his career, laugh-packed gems like Sleeper and Bananas . Woody himself even addressed this issue in 1980's Stardust Memories , when a Martian informs his character, a successful filmmaker attempting to switch from making comedies to making meaningful dramas, that "We enjoy your films, particularly the early, funny ones."

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  6. From Groucho Marx to Seinfeld, Jews dominate list of most influential comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Jerusalem Post

    Jewish comedians: Mel Brooks , Jerry Seinfeld , Sarah Silverman , and Woody Allen . New York magazine's culture section, Vulture, this week published a mega-listicle, "The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy."

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  7. Woody Allen classic to play at Soper Reese Theatre in LakeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lakeport >>Just in time for Valentine's Day is Woody Allen's 1977 opus, “Annie Hall,” which screens at the Soper Reese Theatre in Lakeport on Tuesday with show times at 1 and 6 p.m. Billed as “a nervous romance” and starring Allen and Diane Keaton, the film is ranked No. 1 on the Writers Guild of America's list of 101 Funniest Screenplays.

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  8. David Robson: IOHTERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hell on Frisco Bay

    ... that landed her permanently in the 80s firmament) is equally graceful, and, in a bit part as a shady editor, Woody Allen registers with a conviction and gravitas no one else bothered to ever mine in him. A theatre friend with whom I saw the thing ...

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  9. Almost famous: Woody Allen's sidekick tells his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Jewish News Weekly

    There's a memorable scene in "Annie Hall" when Woody Allen's character, Alvy Singer, rants about finding anti-Semites everywhere he goes. "You know, I was having lunch with some guys from NBC and I said, 'Did you eat yet?' and [they] said, 'No, Jew?' Not, 'Did you,' but 'Jew eat? Jew?' Not 'Did you,' but 'Jew eat?' " To which his pal Rob - played by the prolific stage and screen actor Tony Roberts - replies, "Max, you see conspiracies in everything."

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  10. Simon Rattle's account of post-War modernism with CBSO is far from adequateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Examiner.com

    During his film Annie Hall , Woody Allen tells this joke about two old Jewish women spending their summer at a resort in the Catskills. The first one says, "The food here is terrible."

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  11. Omid Djalili, on Dickens, comedy and police horses. COMEDIAN Omid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Worcester News

    ... a fan of the mega mix so I like the concept. I'm looking forward to the next one where they mash up the films of Woody Allen. "It would be great to see Martin Landau's character in 'Crimes and Misdemeanours' have an inappropriate liaison with the ...

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  12. 'Creative Control' Trailer: Augmented Reality is Our Mundane, Neurotic, Black and White FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | /film

    ... harshness kind of deserves it. When I reviewed the film last year, I described it as " Black Mirror directed by Woody Allen" and that still sounds about accurate. Creative control is a classical "neurotic New Yorkers stumble through life and love ...

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  13. BWW Review: Don't Speak! Just Go See Bullets Over Broadway at the ParamountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Let me start by saying that I've never seen the original movie of "Bullets Over Broadway" all the way through. I'm just not a Woody Allen fan.

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  14. Why Can't Men Be Gender Fluid Too?By Nico LangRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Daily Beast

    ... to Annie Lennox and Grace Jones have become timeless style icons for daring to embrace masculinity. In the 1976 Woody Allen romantic comedy Annie Hall , Diane Keaton would pioneer a new era of menswear for

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  15. I love the Brooklyn Bridge. Walk across it and you will, too.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Miami Herald

    ... doesn't cost a dime.) The first time I remember seeing the bridge was in the famous opening sequence of the 1979 Woody Allen film Manhattan . Allen's shameless affection for it set the stage for my feelings when finally I saw it in person a few ...

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  16. "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work"Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Big Apple

    ... Buddy Bernier and sung by Edythe Wright. Audio provided by Dorothy Emmerich. Entry in progress - B.P. Wikiquote: Woody Allen Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935) is an American film director, writer, musician, actor and ...

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  17. "Horace and Pete" Is Louis C.K.'s Most Audacious Independent Creation YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | New Yorker

    ... from a long career of funny monologues had been, to this point, his pretentious definition of comedy from Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors." It now has a challenger: an uproarious diatribe that includes the line "The thing with you, Horace, ...

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  18. The Quick Take for August 1, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... who are actually funny. Read Hale's full review here . Amazon Prime users can now instantly stream Annie Hall , Woody Allen's classic 1977 rom-com starring Diane Keaton and the director himself. It will make you homesick for New York City, even if ...

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  19. "Date Night": Falling in Love With Steve Carell and Tina FeyRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2010 | The Simon

    ... bottom of who has this mysterious flash drive. In its structure, Date Night is a combination of two consecutive Woody Allen films: Its relationship crisis inspired by the separation of married friends recalls 1992's Husbands and Wives , while its ...

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  20. The 'Best' Romantic ComediesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    ... on this list issue: Crusie and her readers put in Desk Set , while they left out Annie Hall . You can hate Woody Allen personally; you can wish that as filmmaker he'd packed it in twenty years ago; you may simply not respond to his brand of humor. ...

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