Just to add my voice to the choir: Quite simply one of the best films about romantic relationships ever made. Brilliantly written. Brilliantly acted -- Diane Keaton is tremendous, the supporting cast is full of gems and Allen himself takes the leap to present himself as a real (if funny) human being and not a walking joke. And brilliantly photographed by the great Gordon Willis of 'The Godfather' and many of most important films of the 70s and 80s.
Wildly funny and ultimately heartbreaking. It's hard to imagine anyone who has ever been in love, or struggled through grown-up relationships NOT identifying with a lot of this film. I loved it in my late teens when it first came out, and I love it even more 32 years later. Every time I see it I notice different details, depending on my own current life experiences. A film of enormous wit, humor, invention, and understanding of the human heart. Its completely unique, playful and idiosyncratic in style and approach, but that experimentation somehow only makes it more accessible and universal. If you haven't seen it, you owe yourself a try, even if you're not a Woody Allen 'fan'. And if you saw it long ago, it may be time for another look.
Last, for some insane reason, the North American DVD is not enhanced for 16x9 TVs, so a blu-ray upgrade was very sorely needed.
And while the new blu-ray isn't quite reference quality (probably due to the age and condition of the source materials) it does look very, very good. A considerable step up from the DVD, and very much worth it if you love the film. There's more depth, sharpness, richness. More immediacy. Of course, some things never change, and there are still no extras (sigh...) but worth the up-grade none-the-less.
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