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John Turturro Credits Barber With Landing Woody Allen Casting

16th September 2013

Actor/director John Turturro has credited his barber with helping him land Woody Allen as a co-star in his new film Fading Gigolo.The Transformers star was thrilled when he was able to sign the Hollywood legend...

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Woody Allen To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Golden Globes

14th September 2013

Legendary actor/director Woody Allen is set to be honoured for his career achievements with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.The Vicky Cristina Barcelona filmmaker will follow in the footsteps of...

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Woody Allen Will Be Honoured At Golden Globes With Lifetime Achievement Award

By Joe Wilde | 14th September 2013

Woody Allen is to be awarded the Golden Globes' Cecil B. De Mille Award at next years awards show, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced on Friday, 13 September. The prolific writer, director, producer...

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Woody Allen's New Film Is His Biggest Release

22nd August 2013

Woody Allen has high hopes for his latest movie Blue Jasmine - it's set to become the filmmaker's widest release in America ever.The critically acclaimed drama, which is gaining Oscar buzz for star Cate Blanchett,...

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Rio Mayor Offers To Fund Woody Allen's Next Film

20th August 2013

The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro has offered to fund Woody Allen's next movie if the filmmaker shoots it in his city.Eduardo Paes is so desperate to get the director to Brazil that he will...

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Mark Wahlberg's '2 Guns' Shoots Up 'Wolverine' At The Box-office

By Michael West | 5th August 2013

The Mark Wahlberg vehicle 2 Guns - co-starring Denzel Washington - topped the US box office over the weekend with estimated takings of $24.4 million. Based on the graphic novel of the same name, the...

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'2 Guns' Shoots Straight To No. 1 In Box Office After Strong Opening Weekend

By Joe Wilde | 5th August 2013

The battle for the number one spot at the box office wasn't quite so one sided as it was last week, but like last week, our number one this time around was a clear victor,...

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Woody Allen Shines The Spotlight On A Fragile Cate Blanchett In "Blue Jasmine"

By Victoria Pavlova | 2nd August 2013

Woody Allen – the name alone evokes a special kind of respect most of us reserve for filmmakers we know are good, but never actually sit down to watch. But that shouldn’t be the case...

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Alec Baldwin Starts Up Oscar Buzz For Co-star Blanchett

2nd August 2013

Alec Baldwin has started banging the drum for Cate Blanchett to land her second Oscar win and her sixth nomination because he was transfixed by her talents on the set of Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine.The...

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Cate Blanchett Drank 'Fair Share' Of Wine For Blue Jasmine

29th July 2013

Cate Blanchett drank her ''fair share'' of wine to prepare for 'Blue Jasmine'.The Oscar-winning actress has revealed she indulged in several glasses of sumptuous rosé to get into character for Woody Allen's new drama about...

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X-men's 'The Wolverine' Opens Moderately In U.s, Huge Abroad

By Michael West | 29th July 2013

The Hugh Jackman X-Men movieThe Wolverine did huge business overseas on its opening weekend, comfortably making back its budget.Hugh Jackman as 'The Wolverine' in James Mangold's MovieThe superhero picture set in Japan opened bigger than...

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Cate Blanchett's Savvy Son Gives Her Career Advice

28th July 2013

Actress Cate Blanchett's son is urging the star to take on bigger blockbuster roles after her new Woody Allen movie Blue Jasmine left the youngster unimpressed.The Lord Of the Rings star's son is movie industry...

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The Things They Say: 3783500

27th July 2013

"She's one of the few actresses, I think, who could do this. It's like having an atomic weapon or something, to get an actress like that." Director Woody Allen was delighted Cate Blanchett agreed to...

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Woody Allen Considering Return As Stand-up Comedian

26th July 2013

Director Woody Allen is seriously considering returning to his roots as a stand-up comic after more than four decades away from the stage.The Annie Hall filmmaker, who began his career in showbusiness as a comedy...

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Woody Allen Despises Weekends Alone In Los Angeles

26th July 2013

Revered director Woody Allen avoids spending long periods of time in Los Angeles because he can never find anything interesting to do at the weekend there.The New York-born filmmaker reveals he is interested in returning...

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Out This Weekend - Wolverine, Blue Jasmine Or The Do To List - What Should You See?

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th July 2013

This weekend’s releases include The Wolverine, Blue Jasmine and The To Do List, with The Way, Way Back and Fruitvale Station widening their scope with added theatres. Some pretty difficult decisions stand in your way...

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Oscars Alert: Cate Blanchett Gives Tour De Force Performance In 'Blue Jasmine'

By Holly Williams | 26th July 2013

Cate Blanchett's latest film Blue Jasmine was released today (July 26th 2013) and has already received a flood of positive reviews.The Aviator star portrayed the cold, haughty and formerly wealthy socialite Jasmine in the new...

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It's Too Early To Call The Oscars. But Cate Blanchett. Blue Jasmine. Seriously.

By Michael West | 25th July 2013

Ok, so this happens every year. Every movie writer around - including yours truly - writes a story about Oscar buzz and whether or not an actor will score a golden statuette come February. It's...

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Karl Lagerfeld Creates Bespoke Jacket For Cate Blanchett

24th July 2013

Karl Lagerfeld designed a custom-made jacket for Cate Blanchett's new movie.The generous Chanel creative director has exclaimed that he would ''do anything'' for the stunning actress and sent her two bespoke jackets to wear in...

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Andrew Dice Clay Picks Up Louis C.k. Role In Woody Allen Movie

24th July 2013

Veteran comedian Andrew Dice Clay has Louis C.K. to thank for his role in Woody Allen's new movie Blue Jasmine - because he landed the job his fellow stand-up auditioned for.Louis C.K. was thrilled when...

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Cate Blanchett Struggled Through Woody Allen Bootcamp

23rd July 2013

Working on Woody Allen's new movie Blue Jasmine was a real test for Cate Blanchett - because she was convinced she was about to get fired throughout the shoot.The actress agreed to return to film...

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Zach Braff To Star In Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 28th June 2013

Zach Braff has been cast in a Broadway adaptation of Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway. Set in the 1920's, an apparently fashionable time if popular culture's current obsession with The Great Gatsby and the most...

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Zach Braff To Make Broadway Debut

27th June 2013

Actor Zach Braff is set to make his Broadway debut next year (14) in a musical adaptation of Woody Allen's crime-comedy Bullets Over Broadway.The former Scrubs star will portray a young playwright, David Shayne, who...

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A Week In Movies: Superman Arrives, Armie Hits Cowboy Bootcamp, Naomi Is Diana

By Staff Writer | 14th June 2013

The new Superman and Lois Lane, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams, were out on the red carpet this week for two big premieres for Man of Steel, the franchise reboot by Zack Snyder and Christopher...

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Kevin Spacey Desperate To Work With Woody Allen

14th June 2013

Actor Kevin Spacey recently fired off a letter to Woody Allen in an attempt to persuade the legendary director to cast him in his next film.The Usual Suspects star has won rave reviews for his...

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Zach Braff Introduces Woody Allen To Crowdsourcing

23rd May 2013

Zach Braff helped enlighten his hero Woody Allen by explaining the concept of crowdsourcing to the veteran director, who was "riveted" by the idea.The Scrubs star launched a campaign last month (Apr13) to generate...

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Is Noah Baumbach's 'Frances Ha' The New 'Annie Hall'?

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

Frances Ha, the new movie starring Greta Gerwig as an apprentice dancer in New York, has been critically acclaimed ahead of its release this week. The movie, by Noah Baumbach (Squid And The Whale, Margot...

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Rihanna Recording With Wale

13th May 2013

Rihanna has been working with Wale.The 'Diamonds' hitmaker may currently be in the middle of a world tour but she still found the time to join the rapper in a recording studio to create a...

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Emma Stone All Set For Woody Allen's French Comedy

2nd May 2013

Emma Stone has bagged herself a leading role in Woody Allen's latest film.The 24-year-old actress was previously in talks about a possible part in the untitled comedy, but it has now been confirmed the 'Easy...

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Emma Stone, Colin Firth Heading To France For Woody Allen Comedy

By Michael West | 1st May 2013

Emma Stone and Colin Firth will star in Woody Allen's latest movie - a currently untitled comedy set to shoot in the South of France this summer. It will mark Allen's second time shooting in...

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