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Old August 4 2012, 09:04 AM   #894
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Re: Movies Seen in 2012


116. Sleeper (B)

Sleeper: Woody Allen's sf comedy demonstrates the co-writer/director/actor's strengths and weaknesses rather well. His attempts at slapstick in the film are hit or miss; some moments are great (the robot repair shop sequence; the constantly failing police rocket launcher), but others fall flat (especially when he's imitating Benny Hill). His dialogue (co-written by Marshall Brickman, who wrote with Allen several times) however, is excellent, and consistently hilarious ("What's it like to be dead for 200 hundred years?"/"It's like spending a weekend in Beverly Hills.").

Theatres: 42
Home Video: 66 +1
Computer: 8
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