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Topic - Woody Allen
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Rock legend Lou Reed, of the 1960s New York City band the Velvet Underground, died on Sunday, Rolling Stone reported. He was 71. Mr. Reed radically challenged rock's founding promise of good times and public celebration.
Director Woody Allen has pulled his latest film, "Blue Jasmine," from India because the country's laws require an anti-smoking ad every time a character appears on screen smoking a cigarette.
The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards will honor Woody Allen for his contributions to filmmaking, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Friday.
There’s something comfortingly old-fashioned about a Woody Allen picture. Characters still talk of nervous breakdowns, hot jazz jauntily sets scenes, and Google doesn’t seem to exist. And thank goodness for that last one. If a certain character had done a simple Internet search on another, there would be no point to “Blue Jasmine,” which turns out to be a rather un-Woody Allen-esque film and one of this summer’s greatest pleasures.
If he lived in England, he'd surely be Sir Bob Dylan.
New York sought to combat violence by rushing the nation's toughest gun control measure into law after the Connecticut school shootings that killed 26 people, but the state is now carving out an exemption to make sure movie and TV producers can stage running gun battles on Manhattan streets.
If director Tom Hooper, who won the best-director Academy Award in 2010 for "The King's Speech," is bothered by not getting a nomination this year for "Les Miserables," he's not letting on.
Many comedians whose strong suit is observational humor have become incredibly wealthy simply by stating the obvious -- with a twist. You hear one of their jokes and say, "It's funny because it's true." If, after "funny," you add "and annoying," you have the guts of Greg Gutfeld's latest offering, "The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph Over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage."
Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is donating papers belonging to his father, the poet Cecil Day-Lewis, to Oxford University.
William Faulkner wrote that the past is never dead. His heirs say their copyright to that phrase is very much alive.
Reporters and pundits writing about politics and particularly presidential debates can't resist the metaphors of the ring. Why should they? The metaphors work.
The United Kingdom's famed city provided the backdrop not only for the latest Olympics but for some classic movies.
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.