| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:27 PM
NEW YORK — Cate Blanchett has played a queen, a dancer, a Russian villain and Katharine Hepburn. But she took a more direct approach on a stage Wednesday night being herself.
The "Blue Jasmine” star, who in the summer art-house hit plays a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened.
Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Helmer Woody Allen used his creative control to pull "Blue Jasmine" from Indian screens rather than comply with a law that insists on an anti-smoking scroll.
Allen felt that the scroll, which by law must pop up at the bottom of a screen whenever a...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Woody Allen's new "Blue Jasmine" is expanding to theaters nationwide this weekend, having launched with very high per-screen averages last week in New York and Los Angeles -- the highest in the writer-director's 44-film career.
After such a strong...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do movie directors, like fine wines, get better with age? That may sound like a frivolous question, but it has long been debated by critics as they weigh the relative merits of fiery young upstarts versus wise old veterans. The question takes on renewed...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Amanda Bynes had a kind of a wardrobe meltdown Monday when she accidentally set her pants on fire while she was allegedly purposely setting a small fire outside a home in Thousand Oaks. She reportedly wasn't injured, but police took her in for an...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Hermes, Chanel, Missoni, Louis Vuitton. The number of recognizable designer clothes and accessories in Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine" is astounding. And appropriate, considering the story is about a Ruth Madoff-type, fallen socialite named...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets?
His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Though he is famously averse to attending awards shows, Woody Allen will be honored at the 2014 Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The ceremony will take place Jan. 12, 2014.
“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Cate Blanchett will make her film directorial debut on indie thriller "The Dinner," based on Herman Koch's novel that was a bestseller in Europe.
Cotty Chubb will produce "The Dinner" via his ChubbCo shingle. Eva Maria Daniels and Olga Segura will exec...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be honored with gala tribute events during the upcoming New York Film Festival.
Fiennes and Blanchett appeared together onscreen in the 1997 film "Oscar and Lucinda....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Flanked by a giant golden Oscar, Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker introduced the cast of Woody Allen’s new film “Blue Jasmine” at the movie’s premiere Wednesday night.
Slowly, the stars in attendance at the...