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Wonder Wheel

Coney Island, once a place of great wonder, now growing seedier by the day”, can be read as a metaphor for the once lauded director Woody Allen, also growing seedier by the day. There seems to be only a small group left who push their moral judgements on Allen aside, continuing to return to the […]

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Irrational Man

  Early on in Irrational Man, Joaquin Phoenix cynically declares that there is a significant difference between the worlds discussed by philosophers and the world that those philosophers actually live in. This sentiment provides the driving force behind the latest effort from renowned director, Woody Allen; which follows Phoenix’s jaded philosophy lecturer, Abe Lucas as […]

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Magic In The Moonlight

Woody Allen’s latest effort employs the French Riviera of the 1920s as a backdrop for his tale of magicians and frauds.