Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013)

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Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013)

#1 Post by lacritfan » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:42 am

I've always loved San Francisco and just got back from a short vacation there, then found out Woody's shooting/setting his next film there. London, Barcelona, Paris, Rome...San Francisco, seemed like a natural progression of him stepping outside his comfort zone of New York and exploring interesting cosmopolitan cities, until I realized he made a couple of his earliest films there, so this actually is a return to his beginnings as a director. Aside from hardly being able to wait to see how he films the city, the cast includes Louis CK and Michael Emerson! (and...Andrew Dice Clay...?) Dice notwithstanding this just shot to the top of my most eagerly anticipated films of 2013.

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#2 Post by Alan Smithee » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:28 am

From what I understand Louie is using Susan Morse as Editor, so that's probably how Louis CK hooked up with Woody Allen.

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#3 Post by swo17 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:47 am

Woody must not have seen that episode of Louie where Louis acted in a movie.
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He was terrible!
And yes, I'm on a first name basis with both of these guys.

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#4 Post by Cold Bishop » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:39 pm

He actually failed his first audition, which was for one of the principals... :)

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#5 Post by LQ » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:20 pm

Looks like the film's title is Blue Jasmine.

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#6 Post by Markson » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:11 pm

Great title. Is it just me or do the cast and (brief, vague) plot description hint toward a more dramatic direction this time around?

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#7 Post by ShellOilJunior » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:04 am

Markson wrote:Great title. Is it just me or do the cast and (brief, vague) plot description hint toward a more dramatic direction this time around?
That's what the rumor is and Woody has called this one a "disappointment" already. Not that it means anything because he views his work by how closely the finished product is to how he imagined it.

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#8 Post by Dansu Dansu Dansu » Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:42 pm

ShellOilJunior wrote:Woody has called this one a "disappointment" already.
Considering that when it comes to his films, Woody is a contrarian, this might actually be good news. Maybe it's so great, he's already getting some distance from it.

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#9 Post by warren oates » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Markson wrote:Great title.
Really? For me Woody's titles have ranged from pretty bad to middling for a while now, much like the films themselves.

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#10 Post by Gregory » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:46 pm

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#11 Post by warren oates » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:49 pm

That visual is very Purple Rose of Cairo, Gregory.

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#12 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:52 pm

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger was a great title (pretty lame film, though). To Rome With Love would have had a great title too if he'd stuck with Bop Decameron

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#13 Post by Markson » Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:36 am

warren oates wrote:
Markson wrote:Great title.
Really? For me Woody's titles have ranged from pretty bad to middling for a while now, much like the films themselves.
Well, Blue Jasmine ain't genius, I'll admit, but it––to me––is at least mildly poetic and evocative of the sensual following two blandly literal city-centric titles (albeit attached to two films I did enjoy).

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#14 Post by ShellOilJunior » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:16 am

Slated for a 7/26/13 release in NY and LA.

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#16 Post by domino harvey » Tue May 21, 2013 3:02 pm

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#17 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue May 21, 2013 3:27 pm

Wow. Seeing Andrew Dice Clay's name on such an ornate poster is so bizarre. Well, seeing his name on ANY poster is so bizarre, since I think this is the last time anyone actually let him act

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#18 Post by matrixschmatrix » Tue May 21, 2013 5:07 pm

Apparently he was on Entourage, and his appearance was well liked, which is why he's having a minor career resurgence. Though the idea of Woody Allen watching Entourage is both bizarre and mildly upsetting.

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#19 Post by Forrest Taft » Tue May 21, 2013 5:38 pm

Have you people already forgotten his dual performance in One Night at McCool's!?

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#20 Post by ShellOilJunior » Wed May 22, 2013 7:01 am

I like the simplicity of the poster. I suspect it will make even more sense once the film is released as to why they chose that design.

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#21 Post by lacritfan » Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:35 pm

Trailer
Basically "A Streetcar Named Desire" remake. Title makes more sense now.

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#22 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:46 pm

The male casting certainly makes sense now

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#23 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:18 pm

Man, that Dice line delivery is death

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#24 Post by Dylan » Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:41 pm

Looks great, and yes, there does seem to be a strong Tennessee Williams influence. Neat to know now that the title specifically speaks to the emotional state of Blanchett's protagonist, but to me Blue Jasmine also sounds like the name of a lost Hoagy Carmichael tune. The trailer has also revealed this to be his third film shot in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio (following Manhattan and Anything Else).

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#25 Post by ShellOilJunior » Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:04 am

Trailer looks good. I'm looking forward to Woody tackling more drama and a meatier plot. To Rome with Love was fun but very light.

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