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The Most Underrated & Overrated Woody Allen Films

August 29th, 2008 11:58am EDT
Woody Allen
This month, Woody Allen returned with his best film in years. The mesmerizing love triangle that is "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" takes Allen back to his world of thematic comedies of love that he first cultivated in the mid-70s. It has all the classic Allen touches like his stylized adult dialogue and self-examining humor.

It's a pleasure to see the Woodman operating again at full form after a decade filled with "Scoop", "Hollywood Ending" and films of that nature. This return to brilliance can't help but make a fan re-explore Allen's films of year's past.

When doing so, you're ce...

Kaleidoscopic Ode To Life And Love Is Served On DVD Feb. 5 In 'Feast Of Love'

January 27th, 2008 11:00am EST
Feast Of Love
Explore all the funny, sad, sexy, crazy, heartbreaking and life sustaining facets of love when MGM Home Entertainment's Feast Of Love debuts on DVD February 5, 2008. From Academy Award®-winning director Robert Benton (Kramer vs. Kramer, Places In The Heart) and based on the National Book Award-winning novel by Charles Baxter, Feast Of Love is a "rare movie to cuddle up to" (Time Magazine) that "delivers an ode to love that is witty, grown-up and profoundly humane" (O, the Oprah Magazine). The film features a stellar ensemble cast, including Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman (Million Do...

Woody Allen's Casting Dilemma

August 10th, 2007 12:05pm EDT
Woody Allen
Woody Allen was banned from casting Winona Ryder and Robert Downey Jr for his 2002 movie Melinda And Melinda, because no-one would insure the troubled stars.

Ryder had only just been convicted of felony grand theft for shoplifting from a California department store and Downey Jr. was still recovering from drug addiction - and insurance companies ruled them too risky. Will Ferrell and Radha Mitchell were cast instead.

Allen makes the revelation in a new book Conversations With Woody Allen - which is due out in October. He says, "I couldn't get insurance on them... We couldn't get...

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