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By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Another comic murder mystery from Woody Allen.

Movie PG-13 2006 96 minutes
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age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

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age 18+

Cute movie for adults

Even though this movie is clean, it has adult sexual subjects that need to be reserved for adults. The main character is promiscuous. The comedy is great. The story line is very "woody".

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (3):

If this diverting yarn has a theme, deception might be it. Sondra deceives Peter, Sid deceives everyone except Sondra, and Peter might be deceiving both of them. "I don't like this whole thing," Sondra moans. "I don't like the whole process." As the movie considers how deception drives Joe, Sid, and Sondra -- not to mention the killer -- it also ponders processes of reading as well as performing, as these allow self-deception. And this sounds like an insight.

Angry when Sondra resists his version of the truth, Sid points out, "Even a great reporter can be wrong." Though it takes her a while, Sondra does learn to admit her mistakes. The men who surround her, however, never do.

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