Travis Bickle and Annie Hall deserve better
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Southern Comfort Mixed-Drink Recipe Pamphlets Date: 1973 - 1975 Publisher: Your friends at Southern Comfort Discovered at: A St. Louis estate sale The Cover Pro ... More >>
Trix ain't for kids
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Shikse's Guide to Jewish Men Author:Marisa Richman and Katie O'Donnell Date: 1978 Publisher: Bantam Discovered at: Sunnyside Thrift Shop, Quee ... More >>
Woody Allen and co-stars talk movies, love, and death
This May, for the sixth year running, New York will once more be treated to the NYC Popfest, a lovingly curated sugar-rush of indie fizz that brings bands from all corners of the globeand not just Sweden!to celebrate a musical lineage that traces itself back to names like Sarah, Factor ... More >>
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveTwitter was abuzz last night about Diane Keaton's appearance on the Colbert Report, with people wondering if the Annie Hall and Godfather star was drunk, high, or just plain nuts. Watching it, we wond ... More >>
The era that made movie history
You've seen it all before at this new West Village bistro
Midnight in Paris has gotten some of the best reviews in ages for master auteur Woody Allen, who keeps on cranking them out, as blissfully neurotic as ever. And that's a good opportunity for me to look back at Woody's incredibly large ouevre and pick his five best gems, in ascending order of ... More >>
via All Movie PhotoWith the announcement of the upcoming Brooklyn movie theatre, we thought it best to try and help a burgeoning local business out. The six-screen cineplex will hopefully become an essential part of the neighborhood. So in honor of the scheduled completion of the new multiple ... More >>
Brooks Branch's vanity production with Timothy Hutton
Since I've already seen every movie ever made, I have to watch them all over again or I'll have chunks of unfilled time on my agenda. But in doing so, something very dispiriting happens sometimes. When I re-view movies that blew me away when I was younger, they don't always hold up! Yes, Nas ... More >>
She was Annie Hall, so we suppose we should pay attention: Diane Keaton fell and hit her head yesterday on the set of Morning Glory, a movie she's making with Harrison Ford in New York. She's fine. Apparently she was dressed in an inflatable suit and doing some sort of visual gag with a sumo wrestl ... More >>
This phenomenal Woody Allen piece has been running on a Roebling firebox for a while. But it's a pretty awesome tribute from that stencil-mad Parisian, C215. Only problem: this piece is in Williamsburg. Wouldn't Woody, if he'd been his Annie Hall age, have lived in the Slope?
The new Woody Allen film, Whatever Works -- his 40th for those keeping count -- signals a return for the filmmaker in more ways than one. For starters, it is his first film to shoot on location in New York since Melinda and Melinda in 2004, interrupting a half-decade European vacation during which ... More >>
Days of whine and poses
Program of French tales broad but not deep
Missing from the front pages, but given heavy coverage in both papers is the testimony of Sean Bell's pal Trent Benefield. Benefield was shot three times the night Bell was killed and testified that he had no idea that the people shooting at him were cops. Benefield gets the "unreliable witness" t ... More >>
Craving More Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.
Don't judge a Mexican by his mustache, ladies
My first instinct on this whole oxford trend was no way. But the more hot hipster girls I see wearing them, the more I am drawn to them. I have a clear memory of Denise Huxtable wearing faded blue sweatpants and a gigantic men's overcoat, and looking like the hottest, coolest person who ever lived ... More >>
You'll need a memory like an elephant to remember Coney Island
Commiserating with fellow club columnist Romano. Plus playgoing and going to play.
Just in time to wind down Hanukkah, a Woody Allen retro
At the five-month mark in a relationship, she always forgets to do one important thing: dump her boyfriend. Sadly, he never forgets to dump her.
A fan's notes: How the Yankees became the Freuds of Summer
Aping Gwen Stefanis styleor what to smuggle in your big, fall pants
Coping without hand-me-downs
No more drama: Arnaud Desplechin's light tragicomedy
Britain's quirky Improbable Theatre lets Death off the hook
Woody Allen Courts a New Demographic; A Cross-Cultural Musical Flirts With Disaster