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MGM Double Feature Disc: Bananas/Love and Death

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Bananas/Love and Death isn’t the ideal early-career double bill, but who can kvetch at two Woody Allen comedies on laser for only $20 each? Nearly every key punch line gets its own ”chapter stop,” letting you skip right to favorite gags. It’s a feature more useful in Bananas, where some uninspired scenes dilute an otherwise uproarious send-up of Latin American politics, than in Love and Death, a consistently hilarious parody of Tolstoy and Bergman that shows Allen and Diane Keaton at their most radiantly infatuated. A-

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