Scoop Reviews

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November 2, 2018
The film is essentially a piece of nostalgia, but it swings along with an insouciance we haven't had from him in a long time.
November 2, 2018
Scoop is lesser Woody Allen, not as good as Manhattan Murder Mystery but fun, with some amusing bits about England, death, magic and journalism.
November 2, 2018
It's funny enough to keep you from cringing, but not nearly as good as Match Point. Of course, Match Point wasn't trying to be funny either. So proceed with caution.
November 2, 2018
Scoop is classic Allen -- light comedy with a murder mystery plot, supernatural themes and enough jokes about sex, death, psychoanalysis and philosophy to keep fans happy.
January 19, 2016
An affable (if forgettable) Woody Allen comedy...
August 5, 2015
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.
December 17, 2010
Another comic murder mystery from Woody Allen.
August 7, 2008
October 7, 2006
Nestled as it is amid the clamor of the late-summer blockbusters, it's the kind of small pleasure that can make you feel intensely grateful.
September 6, 2006
Visiting London, American journalism student Sondra Pransky (Scarlett Johansson) gets the scoop on possible serial killer Peter Lyman (Hugh Jackman). Volunteering as the subject for second-rate magician Sid Waterman (Woody Allen), Sondra comes face to fac
September 4, 2006
August 31, 2006
Woody Allen's London-set comedy caper doesn't break any new ground, but he and Match Point muse Scarlett Johansson are good for some odd-couple laughs.
August 10, 2006
August 10, 2006
Funnier, less offensive, and certainly better company than "'Harry" or "'Aphrodite" but "Scoop" still suffers from an overabundance of tired borscht-belt humor.
August 9, 2006
Jackman slips easily into the ambiguous menace of his Cary Grant role.
August 5, 2006
The key to enjoying Woody Allen's 37th feature film Scoop is to recognize right away that the premise is completely ridiculous. Do that and you should have a reasonably good time with this lighter-than-air comic confection.
August 5, 2006
Allen the story-teller, who keeps interrupting the story with lengthy shticks, might have met his demise, but don't let that discourage you from enjoying Scoop.
August 5, 2006
A silly but satisfying little comedy.
August 2, 2006
The kind of movie you just don't see these days -- an intelligently crafted entertainment that pretends to be nothing more.
July 31, 2006
'Scoop' is funny, charming and keeps you guessing.
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