Never Mind The One Ring…

Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’ finally hits cinemas this weekend. Cate Blanchett is already generating Oscar buzz for her turn as a down-on-her-luck New York socialite.

So, will Galadriel finally get her hands on an Oscar statuette? Who needs a goddamn ring anyway?!

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Woody for Woody

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Shalom to all nerds bred on Woody Allen’s bespectacled brand of nuanced idiosyncrasy and self-flagellating funnies. Our favourite Jew of them all is the subject of not one, but TWO documentaries on the BBC.

Catch part one of ‘Imagine – Woody Allen: A Documentary’ tonight on Aunty Beeb, with a second instalment following it tomorrow. Expect lots of chat about his beloved New York, jazz, his public persona and – of course! – the films themselves. Following his 2012 Oscar win for the script of ‘Midnight in Paris’, the man’s expansive filmography is back on track and exploring his favourite themes in fresh ways and in new locales. The trailer for the upcoming ‘Blue Jasmine’, starring Galadriel herself Cate Blanchett, shows he’s the geek gift that keeps on giving: