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« on: October 09, 2003, 10:01:50 AM »
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One of the first Allen films that I saw was Shadows and Fog and I liked it very much...then I discovered it's generally considered a "bad" Woody Allen movie...I don't get it...I saw it yesterday again and everything about it is perfect...The jokes are effective (more effective than in a lot woody movies), the acting is excellent, the cast is amazing, and above all, the cinematography...it's one of the most beautiful cinematography works in all of allen's filmography...

So for me its Shadows and Fog...

what about you guys?

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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2003, 10:13:23 AM »
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Interiors

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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2003, 10:18:30 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2003, 11:30:38 AM »
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Celebrity, followed by Husbands and Wives.  Deconstructing Harry is starting to grow on me.

As for Over-rated, how about Bullets Over Broadway.
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2003, 11:51:23 AM »
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Hhhhhmmmm.... Love & Death (I only mention it because people don't take it that seriously becauseit's one of the early funny ones, but it's one of the best damn comedies I've ever seen)
Interiors
Stardust Memories
Radio Days
Another Woman
Shadows & Fog
Manhattan Murder Mistery
Celebrity
Sweet and Lowdown

The others pretty much get the recognition they deserve, I think. As for me, I think only a few don't really work: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, September and Hollywood Ending...
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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2003, 12:09:28 PM »
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Sweet and Lowdown, Zelig and The purple rose of cairo are wonderful... I just got the dvd of the sleeper and i'm starting to like.

and the most over rated: might aphrodite  :?

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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2003, 12:17:45 PM »
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Radio Days, Zelig, Celebrity
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2003, 12:25:02 PM »
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tsc tsc..... that film is wonderful
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2003, 12:33:57 PM »
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and the most over rated: might aphrodite



tsc tsc..... that film is wonderful


I can understand the choir and all but Mira Survino? She ruined everything i could love in the movie! thank heaven she grabbed that oscar and disappeared...

(i got the same felling for Jernnifer Tilly in Bullets over Broadway but at least she is damn funny)

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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2003, 01:35:31 PM »
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« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2003, 01:52:25 PM »
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and the most over rated: might aphrodite


tsc tsc..... that film is wonderful


Yea, I love it too. Michael Rappaport nailed his role, seriously...really really funny stuff.

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« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2003, 02:18:02 PM »
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Gotta go with Sweet and Lowdown.  I think most people agree it's pretty good, but it never got the mainstream recognition it should have.
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« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2003, 05:40:53 PM »
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I think is one of his most celebrated films.......I mean for critics is right up there with Manhattan, Annie Hall and Hannah and her Sisters, right???


Yeah, Interiors is a masterpiece in my opinion...
Sweet and Lowdown deserved better...

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« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2003, 05:56:13 PM »
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I think is one of his most celebrated films.......I mean for critics is right up there with Manhattan, Annie Hall and Hannah and her Sisters, right???


You didn't specify for critics or not.  And it doesn't seem like anyone is agreeing with me, hence, my choice would be valid. You could ask anyone: best Woody Allen film and the three you listed would be tops. "Crimes" wouldn't necessarily come to mind.
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« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2003, 06:11:39 PM »
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