Scoop Reviews

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Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
August 31, 2006
Scoop is reminiscent of several of Woody Allen's films, but in a strange way, it harks back to films that were neither great nor lousy -- and like those films, it is an enjoyable diversion.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 29, 2006
The actual murder mystery often takes a back seat to the comedy and drives to a rather predictable end, but it is the getting there that is all the fun.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
March 9, 2007
Alarmingly, some of Woody Allen's highly strung performance enhancing gestures rub off on Scarlett Johansson in this bizarre misfire from Allen, who hasn't even noticed that his plot doesn't hold water.
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
November 28, 2006
What was surprising, however, was how sloppily it had been put together and how many holes there were in the story.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca
August 10, 2006
With "Scoop," his newest 'comedy,' Allen has once again proven that he doesn't give a damn about the audience by recycling familiar and lazy material in his signature self-indulgent style.
Josh Larsen
Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)
July 30, 2006
Last year's Match Point marked a surprising return to vital filmmaking form for Woody Allen, but that movie had the distinct advantage of not being a comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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