Sweet and Lowdown Reviews

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March 1, 2019
The subtitle could be "Everything You Always Hated About Woody Allen."
October 18, 2008
September 23, 2007
Woody Allen, in his thirtieth outing as writer-director, still shows signs of change, improvement, depth of feeling.
July 14, 2007
May 26, 2006
Thanks to Morton's presence, it gets closer to the sweetness of the wonderful Everyone Says I Love You.
December 6, 2005
Focusing on the story, the auteur explores his two favorite topics, jazz and s----heels, to enter the new millenium in style.
December 6, 2004
... seems to be the latest chapter in a great work on the artist's search for meaning, for self-worth, for redemption.
November 21, 2003
If you aren't sure you like jazz, see this movie just to be exposed to the Django sound! Your next trip might be to the record store.
May 20, 2003
March 19, 2003
Combining the worst traits of his two most recent outings--the overweening cruelty of Deconstructing Harry and the formal and narrative laziness of Celebrity.
October 21, 2002
A pleasant film. It's sweet and low down on my list of Allen favorites, but worth seeing for Penn's performance.
August 15, 2002
Droll and amusing.
June 18, 2002
April 3, 2002
March 22, 2002
A shallow portrait of the artist as a cad.
March 13, 2002
Woody Allen's fictionalized biography of a legendary American jazz guitarist set in the 1930s.
February 28, 2002
February 21, 2002
The movie can never muster up the courage to take itself seriously.
April 17, 2001
It is put together so well you can believe that this human misfit with a terrible taste in tailoring, an insatiable thirst for liquor, an appalling way with women, yet with a guitar in his hand seemingly guided by angels, was a real person.
January 1, 2000
The atmosphere, combined with Sweet and Lowdown's entertaining momentum and zippy jazz score, makes it easy for you to get swept away for 90 minutes of great jazz and good fun.
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