Allen earns his record 24th Best Screenplay Oscar nomination for Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett, who is nominated for her performance in the leading role. On writing Blanchett’s complex protagonist:
Over the years you get to see what a struggle life is for most people, how tough it is, how easy it is to be judgmental and criticize and stand outside of situations and impart your wisdom and judgment. But over the decades I’ve got more tolerant of people’s flaws and mistakes. Everybody makes a lot of them.