Irrational Man Reviews

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December 31, 2015
Irrational Man is turgid to the point of ridiculousness and absurdly anachronistic ...
August 14, 2015
After a late wobble or two, Irrational Man packs a final, farcical punch that feels just right.
August 7, 2015
At the age of 79, Woody Allen is still a formidable filmmaker ("Blue Jasmine" was just two years ago). But he is also, inevitably, Woody Allen.
July 30, 2015
It works, more or less; the three central actors are all terrific, particularly Posey, who finds something vulnerable and touching in Rita. But you watch it thinking of other, better Allen movies ...
July 30, 2015
In the end, this feeble effort remains tainted, however unfairly, by the creator's personal life. Maybe Allen should have titled it "Rationalizing Man."
July 30, 2015
Spending time with "Irrational Man" would not be an irrational choice.
May 4, 2019
A satisfying melting pot of other Allen movies, with enough spark and wry black wit to sate Woody fans, but not enough cohesiveness and scope to win over his critics.
April 6, 2019
As the film progresses, it feels increasingly like the kind of half-formed idea that Allen had tucked away in the back of his writing bureau for some time.
March 13, 2019
These themes of blocked-up libido, cross-generational romance and existentialist neuroses have all been covered in previous films of Allen's, which makes his latest seem destined to fade into the background of his crowded oeuvre like so many others.
December 14, 2018
IRRATIONAL MAN succeeds as one of his stranger entries in recent memory.
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