Posts Tagged ‘husbands and wives’

Naomi Watts (Sally Channing), Anthony Hopkins (Alfie Shebritch), Antonio Banderas (Greg), Josh Brolin (Roy Channing), Freida Pinto (Dia), Gemma Jones (Helena Shebritch), Pauline Collins (Cristal). Screenplay by Woody Allen. Directed by Woody Allen. Rating: 12A. Running time: 96 minutes. Woody Allen may be a nihilist, but it seems that he has judged himself to have […]


Towards the end of Manhattan, Woody Allen’s Isaac lies on his own couch, reminiscent of so many movie psychiatry scenes, and unknowingly performs a self-analysis with one passing comment that sums up his existence perfectly: New Yorkers, we are told, live their entire lives creating petty little problems for eachother, with the sole aim of […]


“Some animals were meant to carry each other to live symbiotically over a lifetime. Star crossed lovers, monogamous swans. We are not swans. We are sharks.” So says Ryan Bingham in this year’s film Up in the Air. Though obviously coincidental, Husbands and Wives is probably the biggest thesis on this sentiment ever recorded. In […]