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Director: Woody Allen

Cast: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Eileen Atkins, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater

Synopsis: In the 1920s, English magician and illusionist Stanley Crawford, who on stage masquerades as Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo, travels to the French Riviera where he attempts to expose the secrets of spirit medium Sophie Baker who is suspected of exploiting the wealthy Catledge family. 212 more words

Movie Review - Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight

Starring: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Eileen Atkins, Simon McBurney, Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen, Jeremy Shamos, Hamish Linklater, Marcia Gay Harden, and more. 520 more words

Gloria Oliver

New Series: Theatrical Throwback Thursday

Since this has been a stellar year for keeping up investment in this blog, and taking it to steadier heights, I’ve decided to attempt to maintain a writing series for the remainder of 2014. 1,065 more words


Seeing is not believing: 'Magic in the Moonlight' (Woody Allen - 2014)

It is impressive that Woody Allen, at 78, is still able to produce a film a year like clockwork. Although his overriding pessimism may not be everyone’s cup of tea, he is undeniably a great of modern cinema. 825 more words


Allen's Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen with his style of film making reminds me often of Milan Kundera with his style of book writing. Of course, in both cases the sense of humour may be little different (but on the other hand not too much), but a certain sense of irony and some peculiar and a little depressive persuasion in the matter of life’s pointlessness make these two somehow alike in my view.  363 more words

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MY MOVIE SHELF: Cold Mountain

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 304   1,105 more words


Magic In The Moonlight (2014)

Say what you will about Woody Allen – especially in light of recent and enduring controversies – but, when he’s at the top of his game, few other film-makers can produce films that are simultaneously as deeply thoughtful as they are blithely entertaining. 884 more words