Woody Allen

Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life

By Courteney Tan

The master cinematographer behind films by Woody Allen and Wim Wenders is remembered in this fond and nostalgic hagiography.


The art of defending Woody Allen

By Vadim Rizov

Woody Allen has made his fair share of bad movies. But who are the critical gatekeepers who will stop at nothing to defend his honour?

The films of Woody Allen – ranked

By Little White Lies

A comprehensive countdown of the great American writer/director’s complete filmography.

Café Society

By David Jenkins

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg lay on the old-school charm in Woody Allen’s Golden Age Hollywood satire.


LWLies 66: The Magnificent Seven

By Little White Lies

Saddle up with our epic Stetson-tip to Antoine Fuqua’s gritty western remake.

Why do women make better film editors?

By Thomas Hobbs

Despite so few opportunities for female directors, women are currently thriving in the cutting room.

Café Society – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Despite an effervescent Kristen Stewart, Woody Allen’s frothy period comedy fails to deliver a coherent message.

Woody Allen’s Café Society gets a delectable first trailer

By Little White Lies

Watch Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart fall in love in the director’s Cannes-bound period comedy.

Why it’s time for everyone to start embracing Miley Cyrus, the actor

By Nick Chen

The controversial yet undeniably talented star is set to appear in a new TV show directed by Woody Allen.

Irrational Man

By David Ehrlich

Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone go back to school in this charmingly off-kilter comedy-thriller from Woody Allen.


Magic in the Moonlight

By David Ehrlich

Woody Allen effortlessly does Woody Allen in a lightweight, none-too-hilarious period comedy.


Blue Jasmine

By David Jenkins

A career-best Cate Blanchett dazzles in Woody Allen’s heartbreaking missive.

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To Rome with Love

By Andrew Schenker

Woody Allen follows up the biggest hit of his career with an exercise in smug mediocrity.


Midnight in Paris

By Adam Woodward

Midnight in Paris isn’t a clutch at yesteryear; it’s a statement that Allen still has something left to say.


You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

By James King

Like many of Allen’s recent outings, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger feels surprisingly slapdash.


Whatever Works

By Adam Woodward

Larry David might be plugging a gap between Curb series, but Woody Allen can do much better.


Vicky Cristina Barcelona

By Jonathan Crocker

Woody Allen serves up a sizzling romantic drama with three seductive central performances.


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