Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

Louise Lasser (Nancy), Woody Allen (Fielding Mellish). Directed by Woody Allen. Screenplay by Woody Allen and Mickey Rose. Rating: 15. Running time: 82 minutes. I’m not going to pretend my insights into this film are profound. I just thought Bananas was indeed bananas, and I didn’t think it was funny. Everyone else seems to view it […]


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 […]