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The Ever-present Past

Tony Woodcock | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

No matter how far removed we might be in time and technological distance from, say, Homer or Thucydides, Shakespeare, Holbein, or Beethoven, they speak to us of a human condition we recognize.

Popcorn Preview: Capital

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Capital (2012) "Le capital" Cast includes: Gad Elmaleh (Midnight in Paris), Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Liya Kebede (Desert Flower), Nat...

Lauren Duca

16 Time Travel Films: Some Timeless, Others We Hope Stay In The Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Time travel is a tricky thing. It's a go-to plot device for movies that want to throw anachronistic conceits into a story set in the present day ... o...

Movie Review: Blue Jasmine

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Approaching the age of 80, with more than 40 feature films under his belt, Woody Allen continues to astonish, finding new ways to surprise audiences with each year's film.

Review, Blue Jasmine: Major Woody Allen, Dazzling Cate Blanchett

Caryn James | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Witty about social pretensions, eloquently moving about failure and loss, acerbic about family relations -- Blue Jasmine feels like a rich destination Woody Allen has been heading toward for years.

William Faulkner Estate Loses Case Against Woody Allen Movie

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge in Mississippi has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Allen's 2011 film "Midnight in Paris" improperly use...

Faulkner Estate Sues 'Midnight In Paris'

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment

JACKSON, Miss. — William Faulkner wrote that the past is never dead. His heirs say their copyright to that phrase is very much alive. The autho...

Learning To Speak French In Paris

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

If you had spent a lot of time playing with a Paris-themed Playmobile set growing up, you would not be disappointed when you arrived in real-Paris -- except that the people are less "joint-y" and their hair's not as perfectly shaped. Unfortunately being able to appreciate quality design and effective city-maintenance programs does nothing to improve your French.

Joe Satran

Woody Allen-Crazed Tourists Spend 'Midnight In Paris', Go 'To Rome With Love'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 06.29.2012 | Entertainment

This past winter, Rebecca Kalivoda and her husband, Pete, who live in Houston, were trying -- and failing -- to think of a place to vacation, and cele...

WATCH: Funny Or Die Spoofs Woody Allen

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.25.2012 | Comedy

Back when he made "Annie Hall," Woody Allen poked fun at the way New Yorkers are perceived by the rest of the country as "left-wing, communist, Jewish...

What Does Woody Allen Think Of His Fair-Weather Fans?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

That's most unfortunate when considering the story involving Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page and Greta Gerwig. It's vintage Allen -- a bit of caustic and neurotic romantic comedy that cuts to the bone in ways few filmmakers ever achieve. It also presents itself as something more: a deconstruction of Woody Allen fan culture, which is all the more appropriate coming after the director's most-seen film ever released.

LA Film Fest: Woody Allen's To Rome With Love

John Lopez | Posted 06.15.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Woody Allen's wry observations rang through and eventually hit my funny bone in his farcical, free-spirited new film, To Rome With Love.

Is 'That's My Boy' Adam Sandler's 'Midnight In Paris'?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

Adam Sandler's back in theaters with "That's My Boy," a bit of dirty R-rated comedy that would rank with "Happy Gilmore" and "Billy Madison" if you were still 17 years old.

Take A Trip Back To The 20s

Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

"Midnight in Paris," the film that most universally stole people's hearts in 2011, took our scatterbrained narrator's enchantment with the 20s to an i...

Woody Allen Ditches New York For San Francisco

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.16.2012 | San Francisco

For the majority of his cinematic career, most people assumed Woody Allen was obsessed with New York City--highlights like Manhattan and Annie Hall ef...

WATCH: Did 'Midnight In Paris' Begin In Woody's Stand-Up Routine?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.16.2012 | Comedy

"Midnight in Paris," Woody Allen's highest grossing movie of his career and the winner of the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award this year, eviden...

The Steins' Avant-Garde Collection Shows At The Met

Posted 02.29.2012 | Arts

Anyone who has seen "Midnight In Paris" knows that the Stein house was the place to be if you were an aspiring artist, writer, musician or socialite. ...

Five Classic Movies You Need to Revisit

Bryan Young | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

While everyone has their attention fixed on cinema because of the Academy Awards, there are some classic Blu-ray releases I'd love to kindle (or rekindle) interest in.

A Mom's Oscar Cheat Sheet

Liz Kozak | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Liz Kozak

I wish I could call up every single person who told me, "Sleep while you can!" and inform them that their advice was terrible. I wish I had used all that nap time to go to the movies, because I miss it a whole lot.

Oscars Recipe: 'Midnight In Paris' Coq Au Vin

Tori Haschka | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Tori Haschka

This Coq au Vin is exactly the kind of dish that could get me out of bed at midnight. The taste takes you straight to Paris.

Doomsday Cinema, Part 2: Oscar-Nom The Turin Horse, Final Week in New York (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

If the end of the world or your final film? is when you say what you really mean, perhaps with The Turin Horse, Béla Tarr is giving the last laugh to the Gypsies of his state-seized debut film (shot at age 16) and delivering a stone-cold classic.

'Midnight In Paris,' 'The Descendants' Win WGA Awards

Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Meryl Streep isn't the only Hollywood star sitting on nearly three decades of Academy Awards losses. Woody Allen has been nominated nine times in the ...

WATCH: Kanye West Meets Woody Allen: 'N****s In Paris At Midnight'

Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment

Woody Allen has joined The Throne, sort of. Kanye West and Jay-Z's anthemic "N*ggas In Paris," a track off their Grammy nominated Watch The Throne...

Icon of the Day: In Search of Lost Time With Salon Tea

Alona Elkayam | Posted 03.28.2012 | Style
Alona Elkayam

While Woody focuses on the idea that every generation thinks the previous generation was simpler, Ms. Stern focuses on something less debatable: Lost time. All Ms. Stern wants is for us to put our iPhones down.

The Oscar Bounce: What's An Oscar Nomination Worth At The Box Office?

The Huffington Post | Gary Susman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

The much vaunted Oscar bounce ain't what it used to be. Within the last decade, a movie nominated for Best Picture could expect to see its grosses ...