Tag Archives: Owen Wilson

August 26

Magic in the Moonlight – Woody Allen slowly losing his magic. (Film Review)

Woody Allen’s films are hit and miss, with his hits being little gems and his misses being endured for the sake of the hits. Sometimes he can make a truly brilliant heavy-weight film (Husbands and Wives) but then he can also make something superb out of light-weight fluff (Midnight in Paris). Sometimes his gems are […]

December 21

2013: A Magic year in Film – Films that were duds, dodgy or just bored the hell out of me.

2013 is already being touted as a magical year for film, and I agree with that.  The Sydney Film Festival hops on the back of Cannes and Sundance and so this city often see the years best films in that tremendous tw0-and-a-half week marathon, a just compensation for the appalling difference in release dates we […]

Midnight in Paris – Woody’s letter to himself.

Woody Allen likes to make films for himself and if other people like them too, well, that’s just darling. If he wants to  copy a Bergman, he does it. If he wants to bash on endlessly about his neurosis, he does it. if He wants to be asking the same questions about the invisible pathways between men […]