Dir. Woody Allen
(2011, PG-13, 94 min)
Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, which has earned the director his best reviews in years, premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was the opening night selection, and what an appropriate selection it was. It’s not set in any real Paris but in a Paris of the imagination, a romantic retreat of art and culture and history, filtered through the wide-eyed nostalgia of an American writer (Owen Wilson), who is periodically transported to the City of Lights in the 1920s, when it was a bohemian mecca filled with chic parties attended by artistic icons like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Pablo Picasso … Read the rest of my review at Culturazzi.org.