RARA-AVIS: Re: Phantom Lady / Bride [was: Woolrich recommendations? ]

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 22 Feb 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, William Ahearn <williamahearn@...> wrote:
> --- jacquesdebierue <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
> >Given that I see
> > Truffaut's work as a
> > continuum, I have to judge it great, just like
> > Allen's or Bergman's
> > work. A total auteur.
> >
> As in making the same movie over and over again? I'm
> not a great fan of Bergman but I recognize an
> intelligence at work that I don't appreciate as much
> as others. As much as I don't like Truffaut, putting
> him on a par with Woody Allen is insulting in the
> extreme. Woody Allen is a fluffy joke, a charlatan, a
> poser and a fraud. And that has nothing to do with his
> personal life as I really like much of Roman
> Polanski's work so let's not go there. Woody Allen, to
> me, is like imitation banana flavoring: tinny, sickly
> sweet, and nothing like the real thing.

OK, we disagree.



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