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Woody Allen

Woody Allen
Woody Allen is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "Blue Jasmine."

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Woody Allen is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "Blue Jasmine."

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  • Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold

    Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold
    Will academy voters reward or reject your favorite movies and performances? Time again to consult the Oscar 8 Ball for answers. 'DALLAS BUYERS CLUB' It is certain: The movie's one slam-dunk nomination comes from Jared Leto's supporting turn as the...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • Casting directors often play a starring role

    Casting directors often play a starring role
    "I broke her down and had her do it again and again, saying 'Go deeper, go deeper,' until she was worn out emotionally. Then I asked how she felt, and she said she understood that [an abusive slave owner] could take her body but not her soul, and she...
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards: It's a numbers game

    Screen Actors Guild Awards: It's a numbers game
    It's a pretty safe bet that when the Screen Actors Guild announces its film ensemble award nominees Wednesday morning, we won't be seeing the casts from "All Is Lost" or "Gravity" on the list. When it comes to this award, SAG voters are all about...
  • 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller

    'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' and the public one of Ben Stiller
    NEW YORK — Over the last 15 years, much of Ben Stiller's work — "Zoolander," "Meet the Parents," "There's Something About Mary," "Tropic Thunder" — has turned not only into box-office gold but something bigger, zeitgeist-defining...
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus feels 'Enough Said' character's empty-nest pain

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus feels 'Enough Said' character's empty-nest pain
    "I'm tired of being funny," sighs West L.A. single mom Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) in Nicole Holofcener's "Enough Said," as she lies next to the man she's just had sex with, the will-we-or-won't-we pressure of their early dates finally ebbing. "Me too,"...
  • N.Y. Film Critics name 'American Hustle' best film of the year

    N.Y. Film Critics name 'American Hustle' best film of the year
    David O. Russell's Abscam-inspired con story, "American Hustle," was named best film of 2013 on Tuesday by the New York Film Critics Circle. The film, which opens Dec. 13, also won awards for supporting actress Jennifer Lawrence and screenplay writers...
  • AFI Fest 2013: David O. Russell shows first six minutes of 'Hustle'

    AFI Fest 2013: David O. Russell shows first six minutes of 'Hustle'
    David O. Russell unveiled the first six minutes of his latest movie, "American Hustle," during a career tribute at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Friday night. And though technical issues with the sound forced the footage to be stopped and restarted,...
  • New Releases: A crackling visit with 'Frances Ha'

     New Releases: A crackling visit with 'Frances Ha'
    Frances Ha Criterion Blu-ray, $39.95 Available on VOD beginning Nov. 12 Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
  • 'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December

    'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December
    Like a beached marine animal, "Big Fish" has flopped on Broadway. The musical, which is based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie of the same name, is set to close at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York on Dec. 29 after 98 regular performances, producers...
  • 5 of Hollywood's rising young stars: Fame, and a lot of nerves

    5 of Hollywood's rising young stars: Fame, and a lot of nerves
    "I always feel like a vague failure in L.A.," said Greta Gerwig, sitting in a movie theater in the heart of Hollywood. The actress, 30, had flown from her home in New York to partake in the Los Angeles Times' Young Hollywood round table at AFI Fest last...