The Curse Of The Jade Scorpion

Woody Allen movies come so fast (one a year since 1969) they're easy to overlook, but even diehards will be disappointed by this 2001 attempt at neo-'40s screwball noir. Woody's insurance investigator looks tired, and Helen Hunt strains amusement at his wisecracks, and the attempts to create sexual tension will have Billy Wilder spinning in his grave. Allen's worst to date.

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Woody Allen movies come so fast (one a year since 1969) they’re easy to overlook, but even diehards will be disappointed by this 2001 attempt at neo-’40s screwball noir. Woody’s insurance investigator looks tired, and Helen Hunt strains amusement at his wisecracks, and the attempts to create sexual tension will have Billy Wilder spinning in his grave. Allen’s worst to date.

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