Annie Hall (1977) (mini-review++)

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(If you’re curious, my review process. It’s also pasted at the end of this post. I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me.)

(***all-purpose SPOILER ALERT*** there may be some in this review)

The mini-review:

Annie Hall

acting 9

directing 10

effects 9

editing 10

writing 10

SW SCORE: 48

4.8 out of 5 šŸ™

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There had never been a romantic comedy like Annie Hall. Woody Allen incorporated 4th wall breaking, animation, ironic subtitles, an atypical ending, and an actual relationship that, while full of drama, was one of the most realistic ever to grace the silver screen. It’s one of my 5 Desert Island movies. There will never be another romantic comedy like it again.

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Review process: (this is always evolving, I’m sad to say. I’m more of a watcher who makes mostly unhelpful observations about things I have absorbed. I am not unlike a pop culture blob.)

Two scores are assigned: (I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me)

(1) Shark Wrighter (SW) Score: Based on a sum of 5 sub-scores (acting, directing, writing/story, effects: cinematography &/or animation &/or effects, editing) with 1 being terrible and 10 being terrific.

(2) Octopuses (0-5 šŸ™, with 5 being fantastic and 0 being feces)

(3) Octopuses are my unquantifiable feelingā€¦not that SW score is scientificā€¦but this one is even less so

(4) ++ This optional section includes any incredibly *brilliant observations that don’t fit into simple quantitative slices like the scores and octopuses *(they are likely NOT brilliant)

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