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FILM REVIEW: She’s Funny That Way

She’s Funny That Way (Peter Bogdanovich, 2014)

Feel like seeing a Woody Allen film but don’t want to support the likes of Woody Allen? Well there’s a solution! Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Funny That Way has all the hallmarks of an Allen film – a screwball comedy set in New York, it has a quirky score, some over the top accents, and Owen Wilson as the adulterous protagonist who we’re meant to root for because cheating’s no biggie, right? Bogdanovich’s first feature film since The Cat’s Meow (2001), She’s Funny That Way is a blast to the past; its old-fashioned nature is almost a novelty, because as the old folks say, “they just don’t make ‘em like they used to”. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: She’s Funny That Way

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FILM REVIEW: Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight (Woody Allen, 2014)

Emma Stone & Colin Firth
Emma Stone & Colin Firth

To see a Woody Allen film, or not to see a Woody Allen film? That is the question. His films tend to be hit and miss, and then there’s the question marks around his character following accusations of child abuse. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Magic in the Moonlight