Lee Simon, unsuccessful journalist and wanna-be novelist, tries to get a foot into the door with celebrities. After divorcing his wife Robin, Lee gets to meet a lot folks of the rich and / or beautiful, partly through journalism, partly because he has a script to offer.
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Hilarious social commentary that still rings true today. I liked Branagh's Allen impression, simply because it was SO spot on. If it wasn't exact it would have been annoying. I though Leonardo DiCaprio's scene was the best part of the film.
Judy Davis and Joe Mantgena are about the only thing worth watching here. A mismash of stories running around in circles and finally ending up who the hell knows where? And what was up with Wynona Ryder and Melanie Griffith!
A good what goes around comes around kind of theme and really funny moments. For me it lacked the certain spark that some of the classic Allen films have. However, I found myself watching a lot of sequences like short films as opposed to a completed piece, it seemed kind of disjointed in that way. So not the best but worth a watch!
El mismo narcisismo petulante que se podría esperar de este director sólo que en esta ocasión pierde totalmente la chispa y se diluye en un relato insulso de como hasta el idiota del pueblo pierde la cabeza por obtener ese pequeño momento de fama, aquel que tristemente buscan esas nuevas generaciones a través de las redes sociales en el presente.
Well, Woody tells the same stories over and over. Sometimes he is brilliant, other times he just churns out these constipated, half-cooked, predictable imbroglios. Mr. Branagh playing Allen is annoying at times, but Charlize and Winona kill it.
Kenneth Branagh tiene una gran actuación. El problema es que en lugar de ver al personaje principal estás viendo a Branagh actuar de Woody Allen. Es muy interesante la forma en la que cierra la película, pero de resto no es de lo mejor de Allen.
Film chiaramente minore di Allen,che si ricorda più che altro per uno strepitoso bianco e nero,una Charlize mozza-fiato ed Un Di Caprio già a livelli fantastici post-Titanic.Storia di un mondo non alleniano,in cui Allen però porta il suo stile ed il modo di vedere i suoi fulminati e deliziosi personaggi. Non tra i suoi top degli anni '90, ma cmq godibile come sempre.
The only part of the film that kept my interest and had any real bite to it was Leonardo DiCaprios scene and character, Kenneth Branagh sort of annoyed me with how hard he was trying to perfect the Woody Allen persona.