Entertainment Question for Woody Allen fans

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  1. DDragon

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    Can he write middle class or blue collar characters or are all his movies about upper middle class or rich people ?
     
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    He cannot relate to blue collar people...
     
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    Thats what I thought. The last movie I saw that he made came out in 2000. It was good but havent seen anything since then.
     
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    All his movies are the same now... Younger woman gets involved with older man. Hmmm, wonder where he got that idea....
     
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    In take the money and run he played a petty criminal, in bananas he lived in a small shitty ny apartment, annie hall is loosly based on his life and in all of the flashbacks growing up ot looked like a lower middle class family. He was poor in love and death also.
     
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    OK I can't stop.

     
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    Woody Allen is the faux intellectual's Larry Flynt.
     
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    The Communist neighbor in that scene is played by Larry David.
     
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    In Blue Jasmine, definitely more drama than comedy, Cate Blanchett plays a rich woman who moves in with her working class sister's family after her husband is exposed as being another Bernie Madoff. Dice played her brother-in-law in a relatively understated performance.
     
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    Good movie!
     
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    Neither can JJ Abrams. All those space people!
     
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    I really didn't understand that comment and was just going to let it go. They both are pervs, I guess. Proves I'm not an intellectual.
     
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    That was a great movie
     
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    Good movie -- but he ripped off "Streetcar Named Desire," so not really an original premise like he usually has.
     
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    No, that is his weakness. Even in his better films, the blue collar guys always ring false.
     
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    I have a feeling, him being from Flatbush -- not rich or even upper middle class -- he's fascinated by WASPs. They're usually not the good guys in his movies, so maybe he's figuring out his issues with his own roots (another schmuck who goes to a shrink 4 or 5 days a week -- for more than 40 years!). Kind of like a poor hungry person writing about elaborate food.
     
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