We dished on Joss Whedon’s The Avengers last week, so let’s discuss the Oscar likelihood of two films with much smaller scales: John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. To date, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has grossed roughly $35.5 million in the States
Though Woody Allen’s oeuvre is inextricably linked with New York City, most of his late-career success has been with films that set the action across the pond. Jumping from the U.K (Match Point) to Spain (Vicky Christina Barcelona) to France (Midnight in Paris), Allen’s been as spry as a backpacking
Woody Allen just received an Academy Award on Sunday for Best Screenplay for Midnight in Paris, but did you know he has been nominated 23 times in total but never attend the ceremonies? There are many facts like this one about Allen and The Oscars that most people don’t know.
Woody Allen and DP Gordon Willis treat New York City as if they were portraying a beautiful woman: every shape, shadow, form and movement are displayed through the stunning high contrast only black and white cinema is capable of. The iconic George Gershwin score in the opening sequence describes a