Woody Allen

  • Sofia Vergara was anxious about filming intimate scenes with Sharon Stone and John Turturro in 'Fading Gigolo' 18-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Los Angeles: Colombian actress Sofia Vergara reportedly found it difficult to film an intimate scene involving Sharon Stone and John Turturro in the upcoming comedy 'Fading Gigolo'. The actress, however, found great help from her co-star Stone, reported E! Online. "At the beginning, I was a little nervous because...I've never...
  • Woody Allen doesn't think highly of himself as an actor: John Turturro 13-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Los Angeles: Woody Allen, who has mostly worked in his own films, will be seen in John Turturro's new film 'Fading Gigolo' and the latter says that the actor-director doesn't think highly of himself as an actor. Allen has donned the hat of just an actor in Turturro's directorial alongside...
  • Watch: Woody Allen and John Turturro in the upcoming film 'Fading Gigolo' 12-04-2014 03:18 PM

    Imagine veteran filmmaker Woody Allen playing the role of a pimp. Hard to believe? But that is exactly what he portrays, as a books seller-turned pimp, in the upcoming romantic comedy/farcical film 'Fading Gigolo'. Written and directed by John Turturro, the film explores the concept of 'menage a trois', a...
  • Why at 27 and 2014 I still use a typewriter

    Captain Hindsight |  Prajakta Hebbar
    Have you seen Woody Allen's 2011 film 'Midnight in Paris'? The story revolves around Owen Wilson's character Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is struggling with...

  • Woody Allen on big screen after 8 years in John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo' 20-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor-director Woody Allen will be seen on the big screen in a full-fledged role after eight years. Allen, who is otherwise known to make cameo appearances in his own films, will be seen in 'Fading Gigolo' with Hollywood's two appealing actresses Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara. In the...
  • I'm pro-Dylan Farrow, disgusted with Woody Allen's behaviour: Lena Dunham 19-03-2014 11:37 AM

    Los Angeles: Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham has shown her support to Dylan Farrow, who accused Woody Allen of sexually abusing her. Dunham, 27, said that she was disgusted by the famed director, but she would not indict his works, reported Ace Showbiz. "In the latest Woody Allen debate I'm...
  • Scarlett Johansson calls Dylan Farrow's essay on Woody Allen irresponsible 18-03-2014 01:28 PM

    London: Scarlett Johansson has criticised Woody Allen's adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, who accused the filmmaker of molesting her when she was a child in an article, for blaming celebrities like her for working with the director. Johansson, who collaborated with Allen on films like 'Match Point' and 'Vicky Christina Barcelona',...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress, McConaughey best actor 03-03-2014 10:18 AM

    Los Angeles: Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine.' Blanchett had been deemed the front-runner from the very beginning of the Oscar season. It was the sixth Oscar nomination for the Australian...
  • Next step uncertain in Woody Allen allegations 09-02-2014 04:20 PM

    New York: A week bracketed by op-ed letters of accusation and denial of child molestation left little clarity and scant hope for resolution in a bitter saga that has haunted Woody Allen and the Farrow family for more than two decades. The back-and-forth between Allen and his adopted daughter, Dylan...
  • I won't be silenced: Dylan Farrow calls Woody Allen's denial of molestation charges lies 09-02-2014 11:34 AM

    Los Angeles: Dylan Farrow, who has renewed allegations that her adoptive father Woody Allen sexually abused her when she was seven, denounced the director's denial. Allen responded to Dylan's open letter to the New York Times almost after a week with his own lengthy reply where he said Dylan's claims...
  • The curious cases of Woody Allen and Tarun Tejpal: Are we selective in our condemnation of the people we like? 03-02-2014 05:23 PM

    "What's your favorite Woody Allen movie? Before you answer, you should know: when I was seven years old, Woody Allen took me by the hand and led me into a dim, closet-like attic on the second floor of our house. He told me to lay on my stomach and play...
  • Woody Allen calls adpoted daughter Dylan Farrow's allegations of child molestation 'disgraceful' 03-02-2014 10:47 AM

    New York: Woody Allen called Dylan Farrow's allegations of child molestation "untrue and disgraceful," signaling that he would fight renewed claims dating back to Allen's tempestuous relationship with actress Mia Farrow in the early 1990s. The movie director's publicist Leslee Dart said in an email Sunday that Allen has read...
  • Watch: Woody Allen defends himself against child molestation charges in an old video 02-02-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen is in news for all the wrong reasons. His adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has written an open letter in which she has accused Allen of sexually abusing her when she was 7. However, here is an old video in which Woody Allen explains the...
  • Woody Allen sexually assaulted me when I was 7, Dylan Farrow writes open letter 02-02-2014 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: Hollywood director Woody Allen has been accused by Dylan Farrow of sexual assault during her childhood. Dylan has written an open letter in The New York Times. Mia Farrow, the longtime girlfriend of Allen, and the 'Annie Hall' filmmaker split in 1992 amid revelations that Allen had an...
  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze 17-01-2014 12:10 PM

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' were the big scorers with 10 total nods each at the Oscar nominations this year but Lee Daniels' much acclaiamed 'The Butler' failed to find a place in the coveted list of the 86th Academy Awards. Tom Hanks, a two-time Oscar winner, was looking...
  • Golden Globe Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' big winner, Woody Allen gets honoured 13-01-2014 09:48 AM

    Los Angeles: Shut out all night at the Golden Globes, the historical drama '12 Years a Slave' eked out the night's top honor, best film drama, while the con-artist caper 'American Hustle' landed a leading three awards, including best film comedy. Woody Allen was given the Lifetime achievement award for...
  • My kids are totally unimpressed with my work: Woody Allen 07-11-2013 11:03 AM

    London: Woody Allen says his daughters are not very impressed by his filmmaking career. The 77-year-old filmmaker, who has two adolescent daughters Bechet Dumaine and Manzie Tio with wife Soon-Yi Previn, said his children are not interested in watching movies made by him. "My children have expressly said: 'Dad, you...
  • Woody Allen's next is titled 'Magic in the Moonlight' 17-10-2013 02:04 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor-director Woody Allen has titled his next movie 'Magic in the Moonlight', reports contactmusic.com. The director has refused to give anymore details about his project, but if reports are to be believed, it is set in the 1930s. The movie will star Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Jackie Weaver,...
  • I'm glad Woody Allen took a stand against anti-smoking warning: Shoojit 08-10-2013 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood filmmaker Woody Allen won't release his latest work 'Blue Jasmine' in India, objecting to anti-smoking warnings being inserted into his film. It has evoked a mixed response from Indian filmmakers - some are glad that he took a stand while others are okay with the statutory warning. Here...
  • Woody Allen found anti-tobacco ad distracting: distributor 05-10-2013 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: American filmmaker Woody Allen refused to screen his movie 'Blue Jasmine' in India as he didn't want the audiences to get distracted by the anti-tobacco disclaimers, says distributor. Allen's movie that stars Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin, was supposed to hit Indian theatres this weekend. But the screening...
  • Woody Allen to get Golden Globes lifetime achievement award 14-09-2013 05:14 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning filmmaker Woody Allen will receive the Golden Globes' Cecil B DeMille Award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said. The prolific writer-actor-director will be conferred the honor Jan 12 at the 71st Annual Golden Globes ceremony, Xinhua reported. The award is given annually to people who have made...
  • Sneak peek: 'Blue Jasmine' 17-06-2013 10:24 AM

    Woody Allen moves away from comedy with his new film 'Blue Jasmine', which stars Cate Blanchett. ...
  • Write your review: 'To Rome With Love'

    Rajeev Masand says 'To Rome With Love' is alternately whimsical and charming. What do you think? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • 'Ek Main Aur..' is inspired by Woody Allen films 06-01-2012 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Director-producer Karan Johar, whose Kareena Kapoor-Imran Khan starer romcom 'Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu' is creating a buzz, says the film is inspired by Hollywood director Woody Allen's style of filmmaking. The movie is directed by debutant Shakun Batra and produced under Johar's Dharma production. "This is something...
  • 'The Decameron' changed to 'Nero Fiddled': Allen 15-10-2011 01:25 PM

    London: Filmmaker Woody Allen has changed the name of his new movie 'The Bob Decameron', after the original title left fans baffled. Allen has decided to change the name to 'Nero Fiddled' because the former title drew blank expressions. "I couldn't believe how few people had heard of 'The Decameron',...
  • Freida Pinto: I still live out of a suitcase 05-08-2011 11:45 AM

    Los Angeles: Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit 'Slumdog Millionaire.' Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-driven Hollywood movie. Since then, the 26-year-old has appeared on People magazine's 'Most...
  • Penelope in Rome to work on Woody Allen film 08-07-2011 12:33 PM

    Rome: Spanish actress Penelope Cruz arrived in Rome on Thursday to start work on The Bop Decameron, a new Woody Allen comedy. "I'm really happy to be in Rome and to shoot a film with Woody Allen," said the actress who arrived with her six-month-old son Leo and two bodyguards....
  • Minissha, Shobhaa De lock horns on Twitter 20-05-2011 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: A catfight has broken out on Twitter between columnist Shobhaa De and Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba on the latter's run-in with the customs department for carrying jewellery worth nearly Rs 50 lakh. De mocked Lamba, who was detained by the customs officials at Mumbai airport for carrying undeclared...
  • Glimpse of day 1 of Cannes film festival 12-05-2011 08:59 AM

    Woody Allen's film 'Midnight In Paris' opened the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival. The film stars France's First Lady Carla Bruni. ...