Shadows and Fog Reviews

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June 5, 2019
It's a consistent joy, but it's also unfocused, showcasing Allen's tendency to get lost in unnecessary subplots.
May 31, 2018
What does Allen intend in this superficially humorous, even cute film about a fearful little quipster running about dark, frightening, cobbled streets?
November 21, 2015
The sets and camerawork are astounding, and film and literature buffs will have fun spotting the references. But the circus-related material is thin, the philosophic pontificating is atypically glib, and the all-star cast is given precious little to do.
January 18, 2013
Shadows and Fog is Woody Allen's first mystery movie. The mystery: what caused this total breakdown of a unique artist?
September 7, 2011
August 24, 2010
An artistic and commercial misstep, this b/w tribute to German Expressionism wastes the talents of Jodie Foster, Lily Tomlin, Kathy Bates, and many others.
July 25, 2009
Has few laughs.
December 19, 2005
Beautiful vintage Woody.
September 23, 2005
June 25, 2005
May 19, 2005
December 21, 2004
When woody was goody.
February 8, 2004
January 16, 2004
February 16, 2003
...never really amounts to much, though it does look great...
January 10, 2003
December 31, 2002
November 25, 2002
Bizarre, underrated Allen film.
November 21, 2002
November 13, 2002
Leaves you hanging at the end, but it's fun putting your head in the noose.
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