Discovering good movies, one bad movie at a time

I think a lot of the coldness towards Woody Allen’s Scoop is a factor of it not being the film people wanted him to make. Everyone who loved Match Point expected something of a similar caliber; everyone else is still waiting for an Allen film that achieves some sort of seriousness and meaning. Scoop is […]

The problem with Match Point is that I can’t think of any angle to approach the film that doesn’t necessarily involve discussing the final act, and it would do a pronounced disservice to the film for me to spoil it. The problem is that it leaves me unable to say anything but generalities. There’s been […]