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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Woody Allen Picks

On a challenge to name Woody Allen's top ten after watching his newest, I've arranged all his movies that I've seen in the order from most loved to most hated, from absolute brilliance to difficult to watch.

1. What's Up, Tiger Lily? 1966   
2. Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 
3. Midnight in Paris  2010 
4. Manhattan  1978
5. Annie Hall  1975
6. Play It Again, Sam  1971 
7. Manhattan Murder Mystery  1992
8. The Purple Rose of Cairo  1984 
9. Alice  1989 
10. Vicky Cristina Barcelona  2007

and to continue...
Crimes and Misdemeanors  1989 
Love and Death  1973 
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy  1981
Sleeper  1972
Casino Royale  1967
What's New Pussycat  1965
Cassandra's Dream  2006 
Husbands and Wives  1991
Bananas  1971 
Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask  1972
Deconstructing Harry  1997
Mighty Aphrodite  1995
To Rome with Love  2011
Interiors  1977
Melinda and Melinda  2003
Match Point  2004
Whatever Works  2008
There are still many I have not yet seen - or not recently enough to remember clearly.  Some I'm sure I've seen, but I can't remember how well I liked them:
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger  2009
Scoop 2005
Anything Else  2002
Hollywood Ending  2001
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion  2000
Small Time Crooks  1999
Sweet and Lowdown  1998
Celebrity  1997
Everyone Says I Love You  1995
Bullets Over Broadway  1993
Shadows and Fog  1990
New York Stories  1989
Another Woman  1987
September  1987
Radio Days  1986
Broadway Danny Rose  1983
Zelig  1982
Stardust Memories 1979
Take the Money and Run  1967

(I didn't laboriously type out all the titles and dates; I just cut and paste them from IMDB.)

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