A critic never forgets ''Annie Hall'' -- Can you match these Woody Allen films to the critic's review?

A critic never forgets ”Annie Hall”

In 1977, Woody Allen’s Annie Hall was hailed as a milestone; it went on to win four Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actress. In the 15 years since, we’ve discovered that some critics can’t help but hark back to Annie whenever Allen releases a new film. See if you can match each film with its reviewer’s blurb.

1. Manhattan (1979)
2. Stardust Memories (1980)
3. A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)
4. Zelig (1983)
5. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
6. Radio Days (1987)
7. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
8. Alice (1990)

A. ”(Mia) Farrow’s Annie Hall opportunity.” (Jan Stuart, New York Newsday)
B. ”As autobiographical as Annie Hall.” (Michael Wilmington, the Los Angeles Times)
C. ”Annie Hall given another run through.” (Joy Gould Boyum, The Wall Street Journal)
D. ”Many scenes here serve as pale echoes of Annie Hall.” (Janet Maslin, The New York Times)
E. ”Pleases his critics… the ones who want Annie Hall II.” (Rita Kempley, The Washington Post)
F. ”Allen’s most accessible picture since Annie Hall.” (Patricia Bosworth, Working Woman)
G. ”Better jokes than any since Annie Hall.” (Nigel Andrews, The Financial Times)
H. ”There are moments when each of (the characters) strongly suggests Annie Hall.” (Janet Maslin, The New York Times)

Answers: 1-C, 2-D, 3-H, 4-G, 5-F, 6-B, 7-E, 8-A

Annie Hall
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