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Woody Allen

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

Full Oscars 2014 coverage
Woody Allen is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "Blue Jasmine."

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  • Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'

    Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'
    American moviegoers love a good con man. Burt Lancaster won an Academy Award for playing one in 1960's "Elmer Gantry." Michael Douglas took home an Oscar in 1988 as master "Wall Street" manipulator Gordon Gekko. And Robert Redford got nominated for his...
  • Holiday movies, now new and improved

    Holiday movies, now new and improved
    The holiday season brings quality cinema entries. But sometimes one leaves the theater thinking, "That was good, but it could have been better" Or perhaps, "That was good, but it could have been better if filmmakers were a little more open to other...
  • Analysis: Producers Guild Awards provide added clarity to Oscar race

    Analysis: Producers Guild Awards provide added clarity to Oscar race
    We've known since September  that "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "Captain Phillips" would be prime players in this year's best picture Oscar race. And when David O. Russell's fizzy con artist story "American Hustle" scored with critics and film academy...
  • 'Wolf of Wall Street's' excess, corruption hit a nerve

    'Wolf of Wall Street's' excess, corruption hit a nerve
    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" hit at the end of 2013 like a contraption that is part stun gun and part paintball, jolting audiences and critics with its brash splatter of sex, drugs, greed and the amorality of wanton excess. Just under...
  • 'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska' receive WGA nominations

    'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska' receive WGA nominations
    The screenplays of "American Hustle," "Her," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Blue Jasmine" are among the nominees for Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in 2013. Nominees announced Friday in the original...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors

    'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins National Society of Film Critics honors
    "Inside Llewyn Davis," Joel and Ethan Coen's study of a struggling New York folk singer in 1961, was the big winner Saturday at the National Society of Film Critics. The film received four awards, including best film, actor for Oscar Isaac, director for...
  • Critic's Notebook: The comedy and drama of Golden Globe categories

    Critic's Notebook: The comedy and drama of Golden Globe categories
    Here's a modest proposal for the Golden Globe Awards telecast Sunday night: Make the presenters wear tragic masks when reading the nominations in the drama categories and comic masks when reading the nominations in the musical/comedy categories. That...
  • 'Gravity,' 'Her,' 'Oblivion' earn Art Directors Guild nominations

    'Gravity,' 'Her,' 'Oblivion' earn Art Directors Guild nominations
    "Gravity," "Her," "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" were among the nominees Thursday morning for the Art Directors Guild's annual awards for production design. Nominated in the period film category were Judy Becker for "American Hustle";...
  • Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary

    Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary
    Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a...
  • Sony Classics to release Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'

    Sony Classics to release Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'
    Continuing the relationship that has yielded such recent box office successes as "Midnight in Paris" and "Blue Jasmine," Sony Pictures Classics will release Woody Allen's next film, "Magic in the Moonlight." This will be the seventh collaboration...
  • 'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.

    'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I should get a vanity plate. The Skinny: Just got my car registration renewal notice. Maybe I should get a vanity plate that says "MorningFix." That way my groupies (I know you're out there) will have an easier time...