Woody Allen

Woody Allen: A New Yorker's state of mind

A Woody Allen retrospective begins this month at the BFI and promises to be a treat for his fans. But he still regrets never a having made 'a great film', as a new documentary reveals.

The little French film that has capitalised on the public's dismay

When Harvey Weinstein phoned his brother and business partner, Bob, from this year's Cannes Film Festival and announced that he had just spent "a lot of millions" acquiring a silent, black-and-white movie by a little-known French director, he is said to have received a two-word response: "You're mad!"

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When Woody met Larry

Woody Allen has cast fellow neurotic New Yorker Larry David as his latest anti-hero. As the film premieres in America, Sara Vilkomerson meets cinema's oddest couple

Going on vacation on location

Why book a holiday from a brochure when you can journey through scenes from the silver screen? As Baz Luhrmann's Australia lures visitors Down Under, Tim Walker follows the stars