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Melinda and Melinda

2 Ratings: 3.0
Comedy movie directed by Woody Allen

InMelinda and Melinda, Will Ferrell does a fine job playing Woody Allen--or at any rate, playing the fumbling, neurotic, lascivious character who appears in almost every Woody Allen movie (and is usually played by Allen himself). Hobie (Ferrell,Elf) … see full wiki

Director: Woody Allen
Genre: Comedy
2 reviews about Melinda and Melinda
review by . November 15, 2005
Woody Allen's finest film that dealt with the potency of interpersonal relationships in a purely serious mode was the magnificent 'Interiors', a film that remains one of the most visually beautiful and hauntingly touching films of the past. In MELINDA & MELINDA he seems to be looking at his life in films from a high vantage that has revealed to him just how closely related comedy and tragedy are, how the lives we live and the stories we tell depend a great deal on personal perception drawing on …
review by . October 30, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
For those familiar with Woody Allen's films there is nothing radically new here; but it is a refreshingly novel approach to his familiar obsessions for fans, as well as a nice introduction for newcomers. The central conceit of the film -- that the "same" story can be told quite differently from the point of view of tragedy and of comedy -- works as a clever reminder and allusion to films like Rashomon (in which the narration of events is shown to be inseparable from the values and perspectives of …
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