Irrational Man
First screened in July 2015
Director: Woody Allen. Cast: Emma Stone, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, Jamie Blackley, Betsy Aidem, Ethan Phillips, Tom Kemp, Sophie von Haselberg, Kate McGonigle, Susan Pourfar, Gary Wilmes, David Aaron Baker, Nancy Villone, Robert Petkoff, Paula Plum. Screenplay: Woody Allen.

Twitter Capsule: Stone, Phoenix are assets. Her arc richer than his. Still, clunky script, no feel for milieu, icky self-portrait.

VOR:   Fitfully realized; at times downright lazy and disjointed, like so much late-career Allen. Still, ideas bear consideration, and it's a touchstone for Allen's thoughts on guilt.

Photo © 2015 Sony Pictures Classics

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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