Diane Keaton and Woody Allen

Quick pick: ‘Annie Hall’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

After a series of successful comedies that combined spoof, farce, and satire, Woody Allen took everyone by surprise with Annie Hall (1977), his first personal film and his most sophisticated to date. It drew from the same sources of humor as his earlier comedies, with interludes of memories seen through the lens of a comedian’s […]

Mike Colter is 'Luke Cage' in the Netflix original series.

What to stream: Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and Woody Allen’s first TV series ‘Crisis’ debut

The wait is over, comic book TV fans: Luke Cage, the third Netflix original series in their gritty Marvel superhero universe, gives the urban hero for hire (played by Mike Colter) his own showcase. “Luke Cage is able to shift the boundaries of possibility for what a superhero show can be about without doing the […]

Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey and Dianne Wiest in Woody Allen's 'Hannah and her Sisters'

‘Hannah and Her Sisters’ on Amazon Prime

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Woody Allen’s biggest success of the eighties and his most popular film since Annie Hall, returns the director / writer to the same general territory of modern life and the challenges of sustaining romantic relationships, but this time within the context of family. Mia Farrow takes the title role of […]