actor: Woody Allen


July 28, 2006
Woody Allen writes and directs "Scoop" an interesting film about a young aspiring journalist, Sondra Pransky, who stumbles onto a huge story while picked from the audience to assist the great "Splendini" in a magic trick on stage. A dead newspaperman appears to Sondra mid trick and imparts an [...]

Anything Else

September 19, 2003
The message of the film, “you can only depend upon yourself,” finds frequent expression. Due to an atheistic world view, several sexual encounters, crude humor, and bad language and profanity, Dove cannot award "Anything Else" the Dove [...]

Curse of the Jade Scorpion

August 24, 2001
Well, here’s one of those days where it must be getting a bit chilly in Hades. I’ve just seen a Woody Allen film that didn’t have any foul language, not even his idiosyncratic misuse of Jesus’ name at the end of each frustrated observation. Nor is there any religion bashing. Nor is he [...]

Small Time Crooks

May 19, 2000
A very funny homage to Ralph Kramden and “The Honeymooners,” I laughed my head off. His blustery failure is much like Jackie Gleason’s loveable loser, who is always looking for a get-rich-quick scheme. Woody always attempts to write a layered story, combining slapstick with pithy humor. [...]