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Wild Man Blues Reviews

October 16, 2007
Kopple's discreet, quietly revelatory style creates a fine balance between public and private personae that veers more pointedly toward the personal in an incongruous but fascinating coda.
October 16, 2007
It provides some generous insights into his psychic background when his unsupportive parents greet him back in New York at the end.
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January 26, 2006
It's hardly a revelation, but Allen emerges as genuinely neurotic. He's also funny.
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April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
[Kopple's] made a greatly enjoyable film, but you can't help wondering if she's fallen under her subject's spell.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
[Kopple] might seem an unlikely choice for this material, but no doubt her track record gained Allen's trust.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Wild Man Blues has a tendency to become repetitious, especially during the final forty minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
In her unexpectedly delightful documentary about Woody Allen as jazz musician, Barbara Kopple demonstrates cinema verite at its most seductive.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 17, 1998
Full Review | Original Score: B