Bullets Over Broadway

"Excellent"

Bullets Over Broadway Review


Woody Allen puts away the parlor tricks (singing, Greek choruses, supernaturalism) for this straight-up period piece, a fun romantic comedy that, with seven Oscar nominations, is one of his most award-nominated films, tying Hannah and Her Sisters. John Cusack (odd choice) stars as an idealistic playwright in the 1920s who, for one reason after another, finds his would-be masterpiece being overrun by meddlers, bizarre actors, love entanglements, and a series of absurd situations. Dianne Wiest won an Oscar for turning "Don't speak!" into a catchphrase, and the film vaulted Chazz Palminteri into the limelight -- for a couple of months, anyway. Great fun all around.


Bullets Over Broadway

Facts and Figures

Run time: 98 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 18th January 1995

Distributed by: Miramax Films

Production compaines: Miramax Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 55 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.5 / 10

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Starring: as David Shayne, as Helen Sinclair, as Olive Neal, as Cheech, as Ellen, as Julian Marx, as Sheldon Flender, as Eden Brent, as Nick Valenti, as Warner Purcell, as Sid Loomis

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