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Magic in the Moonlight is not terrible, but it’s far from Woody Allen‘s best. This is Allen playing it safe, with material that’s familiar both in the setting, and the theme.

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Two 2012 films that should have gotten more attention in their theatrical releases (the cop drama ‘End of Watch’ and Woody Allen’s ‘To Rome With Love’) are out now on Blu-ray.

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With the release of BFI’s 2012 Sight & Sound Critics’ list of the Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time, and their 2012 Sight & Sound Directors’ Top Ten, everyone has gone list crazy. What are your faves of all time?

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The overall result of ‘To Rome with Love’ is a funny film whose contrivances make no excuses for themselves, and whose jokes have a substance that a viewer could ponder for sometime after leaving the theatre.

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Woody Allen is back with his yearly cinematic offering. “Midnight in Paris” is a joyful and funny romantic comedy fairytale that follows Gil (Owen Wilson), a screenwriter who pines for a bygone era and a more vibrant artistic time. “Midnight in Paris” showcases Allen’s love of the title city and his love of the 1920s. [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Sometimes you just need a break from all the war that AFI’s list [...]

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“You wanna do the world a real service? Tell funnier jokes.” More than anything else, it’s the breadth of Woody Allen‘s craft as a filmmaker that has never been fully recognized or appreciated. With a body of work varied enough to include “Love and Death,” “Interiors,” “Husbands and Wives,” and “Everyone Says I Love You,” [...]

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