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Old 06-11-04, 12:10 PM   #1
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Woody Allen - rate his work

What are your favorite Woody Allen films. Which ones did you like and which ones not so much.

Dramas - I loved Sweet & Lowdown and Interiors.

Comedies - liked Love & Death, Mighty Aphrodite, Annie Hall.

didn't like: Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Everything You Always Wanted To Know about sex.



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Old 06-11-04, 12:15 PM   #2
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Masterpieces: Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters

Hilarious: Bananas, Sleeper, Love and Death, Bullets Over Broadway, Small Time Crooks

Suck: Celebrity, Deconstructing Harry
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Old 06-11-04, 12:22 PM   #3
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It ain't easy ranking the films of one of the most prolific directors ever. The amount of work Allen has released throughout his career is mind-boggling, so many different eras and stylistic periods. I recently had to re-watch Crimes and Misdemeanors for a film class. that would probably be my favorite right now, the acting is awesome. I also really like September, probably his heaviest, most sombre film.
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Old 06-11-04, 12:36 PM   #4
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What I've seen chronologically (out of five stars):

Anything Else (2004) ****
Hollywood Ending (2002) ***
Curse of The Jade Scorpion (2001) ***1/2
Small Time Crooks (2000) ***1/2
Celebrity (1998) **1/2
Deconstructing Harry (1997) **
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) ***
Mighty Aphrodite (1995) ****1/2
Bullets Over Broadway (1994) ***1/2
Broadway Danny Rose (1984) ****
Annie Hall (1977) ****1/2
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Old 06-11-04, 12:59 PM   #5
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What I've seen (out of 4 stars):

Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001): **
Small Time Crooks (2000): **1/2
Sweet and Lowdown (1999): ***1/2
Deconstructing Harry (1997) **
Everyone Says I Love You (1996): ****
Mighty Aphrodite (1995): ***
New York Stories (1989): **1/2
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986): ***1/2
Purple Rose of Cairo, The (1985): ***
Zelig (1983): ***
Manhattan (1979): ****
Annie Hall (1977): ****
Sleeper (1973): ***1/2
Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex... (1972): ***
Play It Again, Sam (1972): ****
Bananas (1971): ****
Take the Money and Run (1969): ***
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Old 06-11-04, 02:09 PM   #6
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No love for Manhattan? The cinematography is especially breathtaking, although that's a credit to the DP as well.
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Old 06-11-04, 03:06 PM   #7
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No love for Manhattan? The cinematography is especially breathtaking, although that's a credit to the DP as well.
Hey, I gave it 4 stars.
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Old 06-11-04, 03:59 PM   #8
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Old 06-11-04, 04:57 PM   #9
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I've only seen one Woody movie, Anything Else, and I loved it. It was entertaining through the entire movie and made me laugh. I think what I appreciated the most was the above average dialogue.
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Old 06-11-04, 05:34 PM   #10
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What's Up, Tiger Lilly? **
Bananas ***
Play It Again, Sam **** (Didn't direct this one, but wrote and starred)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) ***
Love and Death ***
Annie Hall ***1/2
Manhattan ****
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy **
Zelig ***1/2
The Purple Rose of Cairo ****
Hannah and Her Sisters ****
Radio Days ****
Crimes and Misdemeanors ***
Shadows and Fog ***
Mighty Aphrodite ***
Everyone Says I Love You ***
Deconstructing Harry ***
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion **
Hollywood Ending **
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Old 06-11-04, 07:56 PM   #11
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What's Up, Tiger Lily?, Take The Money & Run, Bananas, Sleeper... great comedies.

Annie Hall, Manhattan, Crimes and Misdemeanors... great movies.
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