Posts Tagged ‘Diane Keaton’

Annie Hall

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by Joseph A. Hazani

  The apex of Woody Allen’s genius, Annie Hall swiftly, gently, harmoniously dusts over an existential question, like a pastry chef brushing filo dough with butter: why bother with human relationships?   While intersecting with the main thesis in the recent Her by Spike Jonze, the similarities end there. Annie Hall exposes the erraticism of […]

Something’s Gotta Give

Posted on April 11th, 2013 by Joseph A. Hazani

While noticeably better than As Good As It Gets, Something’s Gotta Give still holds a commercial pretense, a sense of manufactured aesthetic, that occupies the film from beginning to end. This includes a story which is not terribly captivating, but most interesting, is the presentation of the modern female’s impression of romance.   Yes, this […]