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Talk about "Annie Hall" at Argo Tea

For our next meetup we will be discussing Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall". I decided to go in a completely different direction from our last film, "The Tree of Life". "The Tree of Life" is an epic and a visual masterpiece. "Annie Hall" is masterpiece with it's dialogue, wit and casting. Whatever your views are about Woody Allen, he is a great writer and great at his actor/actress choices. Diane Keaton, for instance, was very successful with her role as Annie Hall and won Best Actress at the 1978 Oscars. Not only is the film "Annie Hall" very different then "The Tree of Life", but the directors could not be more different. For example, just look at the body of work Woody Allen produced, he directed a film every year since 1969 (there were a lot flops with the successes). On the other hand, Terrence Malik has directed and released five epic films since 1969. We'll start with that, and can't wait to discuss more next month. So, please join me for our next meetup at Argo Tea to discuss "Annie Hall"!

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  • penny r.

    Woody Allen has been a part of my life since I was a kid, writing the jokes for the comedians I loved on TV. Then one movie a year since I was 18 and hopefully more movies to carry me into my old age. Thanks Woody.

    September 28, 2012

  • Rebecca M.

    Awesome turn out and awesome discussion!

    September 27, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    A seminal film by a great artist. Love love love this first serious, comical and touching debut of what woody Allen showed the world he'd be capable of in future films.

    O look forwArd to discussing and meeting other fans of this movie.

    September 23, 2012

    • Daniel Allan J.

      Yes, this film marked a turning point in the career of Woody Allen. His previous films were farcical, physical comedies. He was influenced by the Marx brothers. With '"Anny Hall" he put his own real life neuroses and began to explore the complexities of male/female relationships, taking them more seriously, while still getting some comedy, by showing the honest differences how men and women perceive relationships differently.

      September 24, 2012

    • Daniel Allan J.

      I'm a big admirer of Woody Allen since the 1980's. He's been nominated for 16 Academy Awards. That's a record.

      September 24, 2012

  • Rebecca M.

    The picture I just added is of Woody Allen dressed up as Charlie Chaplin. Thought it was appropriate to add
    Pic description: Irving Penn, Woody Allen as Chaplin, New York, 1972

    August 31, 2012

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