Tag Archives: Woody Allen

DVD reviews: “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” “Pride and Glory,” “RocknRolla,” “Lakeview Terrace,” “The Beiderbecke Affair”

Menage a trois Woody Allen plays with a ménage a trois in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” the filmmaker’s most enjoyable romance movie in years. A big reason is his knack for casting the perfect women. Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall play … Continue reading

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Best movies of 2008

The eye of the beholder There’s no accounting for taste, which is why the year’s-best lists veer all over the place, and some crit picks leave us wondering if the reviewer was sipping from a flask at the screening. (That … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day viewing: DVDs for love, actually

The American Film Institute chose “Casablanca” as the most romantic movie of all time. WGN-TV (Chicago) viewers voted “Love, Actually” No. 1 and included “Sleepless in Seattle” and “An Affair to Remember” in their top five. Clearly, it’s all in the heart of the beholder. Continue reading

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