Sweet and Lowdown Reviews

March 1, 2019
The subtitle could be "Everything You Always Hated About Woody Allen."
October 18, 2008
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.
March 22, 2002
A shallow portrait of the artist as a cad.
February 21, 2002
The movie can never muster up the courage to take itself seriously.
January 1, 2000
The lowdown? This ain't sweet.
January 1, 2000
Contrived and weak.
January 1, 2000
The real tragedy of this film is that, when all is said and done, it's just not funny.
January 1, 2000
Sweet and Lowdown isn't as unfocused or bilious as recent Allen movies, but it's still pretty mundane.
January 1, 2000
The movie is so confused about where it wants to go, it suffers from the same identity crisis as its protagonist.
January 1, 2000
The only reason to see this film is for the acting.
January 1, 2000
The jazz is certainly here, but the passion is missing.
January 1, 2000
The actual story is so boring and uneventful that it's hard to care about any of this.
January 1, 2000
Pleasant enough but not exactly compelling.