Tag Archives: Woody Allen

Woody in the Post

Paleo Retiree writes: America’s very own Maoist Cultural Revolution gathers steam: Allen frustrates people because he seems to relish dancing on the edge of the outrage. There’s nothing criminal about an 82-year-old’s fixation with 18-year-olds, and it’s not whip-out-your-penis, button-under-the-desk … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Manhatta(n)

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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A Few Thoughts and Questions about the Weinstein Affair

Paleo Retiree writes: Woody Allen says that he’s “sad” for Harvey Weinstein. I want to bring up a handful of things that seem to me to deserve to be mentioned in the midst of the Weinstein madness. Not that Harvey … Continue reading

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“Cafe Society”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I found “Cafe Society” to be the most affecting Woody Allen movie of recent years. It’s a soft-shoe over and around Allen’s accustomed themes and obsessions that — miraculously — never stumbles into triteness or predictability. Allen’s hero, Bobby, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Some Recent Woody Allen Movies

Sax von Stroheim writes: Every four or five years, Woody Allen makes a movie that everyone — critics and audiences alike — seems to love. Often, people will talk about these movies using some variation of the phrase “Woody’s return to … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As Paleo Retiree likes to say, “It was the 70s.” “We’d like to undress him and watch his fashion turn to passion,” drool the editors of Playgirl, under a photo of — Calvin Klein! What is the blue-eyed, … Continue reading

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: British tax payers are still paying off debt from the First World War. Worth it? So now I have to leave Facebook to get a Facebook message? Did your favorite documentary make this list of the … Continue reading

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Diane Keaton, Woody Allen, and the Queensboro Bridge in Allen’s MANHATTAN (1979), shot by Gordon Willis, who died yesterday. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Some people you’re allowed to compare to Nazis, some you’re not. Judgy Bitch on Woody Allen. Jake Thomas on the year in movies. Academics need a special program to suss out “gobbledegook” papers. Is studying anthropology a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Even Remember What It Was I Came Here To Get Away From: An Interview With Lloyd Fonvielle

Blowhard, Esq. writes: If you’re a regular visitor here, you’ve probably seen one of us mention friend-of-the-blog Lloyd Fonvielle before. I met Lloyd about a year and a half ago on Facebook where he’s a lively and generous presence. We struck … Continue reading

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