Manhattan Murder Mystery’s riff on ”Rear Window” is slight and mild fun: Woody Allen’s wife (Diane Keaton), thinking their neighbor has killed his wife, becomes a compulsive sleuth – against her husband’s constant griping. The scattered and panicked neurosis that used to be amusing, even charming, in Allen’s films has turned sourly familiar. In fact, he has become such a killjoy character that he ruins his own movies with his whining. Three or four titters do not a comedy make, and rehashing the plot of an old movie does not enhance a mystery.
Manhattan Murder MysteryManhattan Murder Mystery's riff on ''Rear Window'' is slight and mild fun: Woody Allen's wife (Diane Keaton), thinking their neighbor has killed...Manhattan Murder MysteryComedy, Mystery and ThrillerWoody Allen, Marshall BrickmanPGManhattan Murder Mystery's riff on ''Rear Window'' is slight and mild fun: Woody Allen's wife (Diane Keaton), thinking their neighbor has killed...1994-03-04Joy BeharRon RifkinJoy Behar, Ron Rifkin
Genre: Comedy, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Anjelica Huston, Diane Keaton, Joy Behar, Ron Rifkin; Director: Woody Allen; Author: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman; MPAA Rating: PG
Posted March 4 1994 — 12:00 AM EST
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