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Woody Allen

  • Cafe Society (2016)

    Stewart stands out from the Cafe Society Review by Robert Denerstein: A lukewarm Woody Allen travels back to 1930

  • Irrational Man (2015)

    Stone likes Phoenx's Irrational Man Review by Robert Denerstein: An unconvincing work about a depressed philosophy professor

  • Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

    Firth performs his Magic in the Moonlight Review by Robert Denerstein: A yawn of a movie from Woody Allen

  • Blue Jasmine (2013)

    Sarsgaard and Blanchett brighten Blue Jasmine Review by Robert Denerstein: Blanchett an excellent Blanche

  • To Rome with Love (2012)

    Allen and Davis write To Rome with Love Review by Robert Denerstein: To Rome with Love is no valentine

  • Midnight in Paris (2011)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Allen and Wilson dip their toes into the golden age

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Allen's 41st is slender but entertaining

  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Yeah, Woody, we know already

  • Whatever Works (2009)

    Larry David advises: Review by Marty Mapes: So long as you don't hurt anybody and adapt to a New York state of mind... "whatever works"

  • Scoop (2006)

    Jackman, Johansson and Allen get the Scoop Review by Matt Anderson: Woody Allen gets his wit back

  • Match Point (2006)

    Johansson and Rhys Meyers score Match Point Review by Marty Mapes: Gripping and entertaining as well as very well-made

  • Anything Else (2003)

    Biggs and Ricci: who could ask for Anything Else? Review by Marty Mapes: Like many recent Woody Allen movies, this one is all about the dialogue and one-liners

  • Hollywood Ending (2002)

    Woody Allen gets his Hollywood Ending Review by Matt Anderson: Woody Allen takes his many neuroses and quirks and turned them into a cure for insomnia

  • Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

    Woody Allen suffers the Curse of the Jade Scorpion Review by Marty Mapes: Good lines, familiar faces, and a funny story. What more could you ask from Woody Allen?

  • Small Time Crooks (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Woody Allen assembles an inept gang in one of his funnier comedies

  • Deconstructing Harry (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Woody Allen's musical comedy.