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Allen Has Never Watched Any Of His Movies

17th August 2008

Film maker WOODY ALLEN has never seen any of his own movies at the cinema or read a single review of his efforts. The prolific director refuses to dwell on projects once they have been...

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Movie Reviews Vicky Cristina Barcelona

15th August 2008

Critics keep falling in and out of love with Woody Allen. They're back in love with him again with Vicky Cristina Barcelona . Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times cheers, "This is the genuine comeback,...

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The Things They Say 9196

15th August 2008

"It would sort of be like a young woman, great-uncle. Let's say a young blossoming woman and a sort of droopy, Jewish kind of yenta. I worship WOODY and I'd do anything on one of...

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Cruz Discovers Woody Allen Statue Hidden In Spain

14th August 2008

The star studded cast of WOODY ALLEN's new movie were stunned to stumble across a bronze statue of the film maker in the Spanish city of Oviedo. The tribute was erected in 2002 after Allen...

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Johansson: 'I'm Not Allen's Muse'

12th August 2008

SCARLETT JOHANSSON denies she has become director WOODY ALLEN's latest muse. Allen admits the Lost In Translation star is the inspiration for his films, following in the footsteps of actresses and his former lovers Diane...

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The Things They Say 9155

11th August 2008

"Life is good… In the movies, sometimes you are forced to kiss beautiful women... but have to say that in the sex scenes, it was the first time that I really hated WOODY ALLEN's 'just...

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Cruz Hired In 40 Seconds

11th August 2008

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ landed her role in VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA - after meeting with director WOODY ALLEN for less than a minute. The Vanilla Sky star was offered the part of Maria Elena in the...

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Woody's Muse Scarlett Should Have Been Winslet

9th August 2008

Finding a new muse in SCARLETT JOHANSSON was a happy accident for filmmaker WOODY ALLEN because he was planning to make movies with Brit KATE WINSLET. The revered director had cast Titanic star Winslet in...

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Cruz: 'Allen Unfazed By Johansson Kiss'

8th August 2008

Director WOODY ALLEN barely acknowledged the onscreen kiss between PENELOPE CRUZ and SCARLETT JOHANSSON in his new movie - because he was more interested in a worrying "mark" on his hand. Cruz and Johansson share...

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Allen Stumped By Spanish Town Statue Tribute

7th August 2008

WOODY ALLEN is baffled by a statue honour in the Spanish town of Ovieto. The movie mogul insists the odd tribute is "one of the great mysteries of western civilization" - because he has no...

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The Things They Say 9103

6th August 2008

"Those are the most absurd days because everybody's pretending to be very relaxed, but everybody's quite tense... pretending like nothing's going on... If you ever work with (director) WOODY ALLEN, there's no rehearsals so you...

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Scarlett Johansson: Sex Scenes Are Not A Big Deal

6th August 2008

Scarlett Johansson has made light of her upcoming sex scenes with Oscar-winner Javier Bardem in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona.The Lost in Translation actress shares a steamy tryst with the No Country for Old Men...

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The Things They Say 9096

6th August 2008

"I was very excited to meet him because I've seen all of his movies and I'm a huge admirer of his work... We think he's the funniest guy in the world." PENELOPE CRUZ on working...

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Allen Lives To Make Dreaded Opera Bow

6th August 2008

Moviemaker WOODY ALLEN has been forced into honouring a promise to direct an opera - because he's not dead. The revered film mogul declined offers to take charge of an opera for years, while the...

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Goode Surprised To Be Hired By Allen

26th July 2008

British actor MATTHEW GOODE was surprised to land a role in MATCH POINT - because he was convinced he had offended the film's director WOODY ALLEN. Goode recalls an awkward audition for the role as...

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Allen Lets Lovers Cruz + Bardem Babble In Spanish

17th July 2008

WOODY ALLEN was so comfortable with his VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA co-stars JAVIER BARDEM and PENELOPE CRUZ he let them ad-lib scenes in Spanish - even though he couldn't understand them. The moviemaker could only stand...

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The Things They Say 8916

17th July 2008

"She's beautiful in a way you can't quite understand." WOODY ALLEN on his latest muse, PENELOPE CRUZ....

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Allen's Producer Joffe Dies

15th July 2008

WOODY ALLEN's manager and co-producer CHARLES JOFFE has died. He was 78. Joffe passed away Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday (09Jun08), following a long illness. He had helped shape the careers of many...

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Allen Slams Sex Rumours

6th June 2008

WOODY ALLEN has denied rumours of racy sex scenes between PENELOPE CRUZ and SCARLETT JOHANSSON in upcoming movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA. Johansson and Cruz appear in a steamy scene together as well as taking part...

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Deniro + Hoffman Snub Allen Film

6th June 2008

ROBERT De NIRO, JACK NICHOLSON and DUSTIN HOFFMAN refused to star in a movie by filmmaker WOODY ALLEN because they were not offered enough money. The Oscar-winning moviemaker claims the Hollywood actors snubbed the chance...

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The Things They Say 8495

4th June 2008

"If they said to me tomorrow, 'We're pulling the plug and we're not going to give you any more money to make films,' that would not bother me in the slightest." Filmmaker WOODY ALLEN insists...

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American Apparel Hits Back At Allen

29th May 2008

LATEST: Executives at clothing company American Apparel have hit back at WOODY ALLEN's claims they used his image in their advertising without permission, insisting the campaign was meant as a parody. The veteran director sued...

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Oscar-winning Director Sydney Pollack Dies Aged 73

27th May 2008

Academy award-winning director Sydney Pollack has died at the age of 73.The Out of Africa helmer died of cancer at his home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, with his family around him, according to his...

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Scarlett For Summer Festival Gigs?

20th May 2008

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hinted that she may play some festival dates this summer, in support of her album of TOM WAITS covers, which was released yesterday (May 19th).The GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING star...

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Johansson Denies Premiere Snub

20th May 2008

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON has denied she snubbed the premiere of WOODY ALLEN's latest movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA because movie bosses refused to cater to her diva demands. The blonde beauty - who stars in the...

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Woody: Barcelona, Si; Russia, Nyet

19th May 2008

Appearing at a news conference in Cannes, where his latest movie, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, had its world premiere over the weekend, Woody Allen was asked by an enthusiastic fan/reporter from Uzbekistan when he might make...

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Johansson Snubs Cannes Premiere

19th May 2008

SCARLETT JOHANSSON snubbed the premiere of WOODY ALLEN's latest movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA at the Cannes International Film Festival after movies bosses reportedly refused to cater to her diva demands. The blonde beauty - who...

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Allen Defends Set Location Of Vicky Cristina Barcelona

18th May 2008

Director WOODY ALLEN has defended his decision to shoot his latest movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA in Spain, insisting he would have filmed in any European city, had he been offered the opportunity. The 72-year-old filmmaker...

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Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds Confirm Engagement

6th May 2008

Actors Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are engaged, it has been confirmed.After a year of dating, the pair have announced their engagement, People magazine reports.And the Lost in Translation star's representative Marcel Pariseau told the...

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Allen's Language Row

9th April 2008

WOODY ALLEN has sparked controversy in Spain - because his new movie VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA will be shown in English, even though both of the film's leading actors are of Spanish descent. The film -...

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