Woody Allen

  • 'Magic in the Moonlight' trailer: Emma Stone is a 'vision and a visionary' and Colin Firth is a famous magician July 29, 2014

    How excited are you about Woody Allen's latest film 'Magic in the Moonlight'? Starring Collin Firth and Emma Stone, the film has been written as well directed by him. Set in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, 'Magic In The Moonlight' is a romantic comedy about...
  • Woody Allen's next to be shot in Rhode Island June 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Woody Allen has opted to shoot his yet untitled film in Rhode Island, with lensing slated to start in July. Allen shot his last film, 'Magic in the Moonlight', on the French Riviera. His previous 'Blue Jasmine' was shot in New York and San Francisco, reported Variety...
  • Oscar-honored 'Godfather' cinematographer Gordon Willis dead at 82: Reports May 19, 2014

    Reuters: Gordon Willis, the cinematographer responsible for stirring camera work in such film classics as the "Godfather" trilogy and several of Woody Allen's best-known films, has died aged 82, Hollywood publications reported on Sunday. "This is a momentous loss," American Society of Cinematographers President Richard Crudo told Deadline. "He was one...
  • Emma Stone joins the star cast of Woody Allen's next film May 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix are all set to star in Woody Allen's next project. The film is currently untitled, but Allen is expected to write, produce and direct, reported Variety Online. Plot details are unknown and the film will likely to go on floors this July. This will...
  • Watch: Woody Allen shine in the trailer of 'Fading Gigolo' May 6, 2014

    The trailer of 'Fading Gigolo' makes for an interesting watch mostly for Woody Allen's dry humour. The film has been directed by John Turturro who also plays the lead role. It also features Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara and Vanessa Paradis in key roles. ...
  • Don't think Woody Allen molested Dylan: Diane Keaton May 4, 2014

    London: Hollywood actress Diane Keaton has defended filmmaker Woody Allen from the sexual assault claims made by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. The 68-year-old actress presented the director with the Cecil B DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes earlier this year, reported Guardian online. "I have nothing to say...
  • Sofia Vergara was anxious about filming intimate scenes with Sharon Stone and John Turturro in 'Fading Gigolo' April 18, 2014

    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 done anything...
  • Woody Allen doesn't think highly of himself as an actor: John Turturro April 13, 2014

    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 Sharon...
  • Watch: Woody Allen and John Turturro in the upcoming film 'Fading Gigolo' April 12, 2014

    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 "domestic"...
  • Woody Allen on big screen after 8 years in John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo' March 20, 2014

    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 movie,...
  • I'm pro-Dylan Farrow, disgusted with Woody Allen's behaviour: Lena Dunham March 19, 2014

    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 March 18, 2014

    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', broke...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress, McConaughey best actor March 3, 2014

    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 actress...
  • Next step uncertain in Woody Allen allegations February 9, 2014

    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 February 9, 2014

    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 were...
  • The curious cases of Woody Allen and Tarun Tejpal: Are we selective in our condemnation of the people we like? February 3, 2014

    "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' February 3, 2014

    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 Dylan...
  • Watch: Woody Allen defends himself against child molestation charges in an old video February 2, 2014

    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 February 2, 2014

    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 affair...
  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze January 17, 2014

    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 to...
  • Golden Globe Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' big winner, Woody Allen gets honoured January 13, 2014

    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 November 7, 2013

    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' October 17, 2013

    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, Marcia Gay...
  • I'm glad Woody Allen took a stand against anti-smoking warning: Shoojit October 8, 2013

    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 is...
  • Woody Allen found anti-tobacco ad distracting: distributor October 5, 2013

    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 has...
  • Woody Allen to get Golden Globes lifetime achievement award September 14, 2013

    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 an incredible...
  • Sneak peek: 'Blue Jasmine' June 24, 2013

    Woody Allen moves away from comedy with his new film 'Blue Jasmine', which stars Cate Blanchett. ...
  • I take criticism as I take praise: 'Poda Podi' director December 11, 2012

    Tamil film director Vignesh Shivan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his latest movie 'Poda Podi'. Q. Where did you study? and was there any opposition from your parents for taking up direction? Asked by: Vishal A. I studied in Hindustan and then my school was Vanavani IIT and Santhome, my...
  • Masand: 'To Rome...' is whimsical yet charming September 8, 2012

    Cast: Woody Allen, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg Director: Woody Allen Woody Allen's new film, 'To Rome With Love' isn't nearly as inventive or as fascinating as last year's Midnight in Paris, but it is nevertheless a light, frothy confection that you'll have trouble hating. Continuing his love affair with Europe's great metropolises,...
  • Woody on 'To Rome With Love': A million regrets September 6, 2012

    After the success of last year's 'Midnight in Paris', filmmaker Woody Allen is back again with a European-set comedy, 'To Rome With Love', in which he also stars. With a cast featuring Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Ellen Page and others, the film portrays intertwining stories including that of an young man...