Match Point Reviews

March 13, 2018
The change of locale from New York to London has done Woody Allen a world of good. As has oft been said, Match Point is his best movie since ... fill in the blank.
January 20, 2006
... a nifty little crowd pleaser ...
January 20, 2006
Match Point isn't one of his truly great films, like Annie Hall or Manhattan, but it's a very good one; a sign that a career that seemed stalled is purring along once more.
January 20, 2006
Match Point is airless, repetitive.
January 20, 2006
Match Point has a coiled, taut energy that's unusual for Allen.
January 20, 2006
In every scene, Allen's direction is unflinchingly clear-eyed, and it's a pleasure being walked through London at the same unhurried pace that he's taken through Manhattan all these years.
January 20, 2006
Johansson finds her own speech rhythms in Allen's arch dialogue, and in the process, gives his film a quality that his recent work has often lacked, the recognizable flutter of a heart beat behind the faade of the character.
January 20, 2006
This is Woody beyond Woody, his best work in more than a decade and the antithesis of most fans' expectations.
January 20, 2006
Match Point, a film that makes us examine well-considered questions in new light, is what Woody Allen sees when he gets out of his comfort zone, we can only hope he sees the benefit of travel.
January 20, 2006
The combination of alluring atmosphere and ambition makes Match Point one of Allen's most involving movies in years.