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August 2008

by Sam C. Mac Current Film

Vicky Cristina Barcelona | Woody Allen

August 28, 2008
Vicky Cristina

What Woody Allen just doesn’t seem to get anymore—overlooking the fact that his dialog is basically paraphrased versions of the same stuff he fed us back in his heyday, yet not as funny—seems to be women. The girls in Allen flicks no longer come across as real or convincing, or anything more than the approximation of a dithering old mensch who’s clearly lost his mojo. Scarlett Johannson seems to be feeling the brunt of this—she was asked to play a…

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