Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors ★★★★

All Allen films are philosophical in nature, but Crimes and Misdemeanors is when he really embraces it all, inflicting a profusion of thoughts in the minds of the viewers, while at the same time providing the occasional humorous yet dark punch line interpolated amid everything else. Despite all that, I do have a feeling that I'm not grasping the full picture, as ratings across the web seem to recall this one as one of Allen's best. While I have no problem with that, subsequent watches might actually implant the idea in my head.

Very fine film nonetheless, and one of Allen's most eloquently and expertly crafted.

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