Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Feature
18 Reasons Why We Still Love You, Woody Allen
Magnificent moments from the real King Of Comedy

submit to reddit

... 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Back 15 of 18 Next
18 Reasons Why We Still Love You, Woody Allen | 15. The Invisibility Herbs
15. The Invisibility Herbs

Film: Alice (1990)

For his twentieth film, Allen created a loose interpretation of Federico Fellini's Juliet Of The Spirits, and in so doing brought us an audacious, bizarre work, in some ways a fanciful fable and at the same time a cynical appraisal of love.

Mia Farrow stars as the eponymous Alice, an upper-class New York housewife who suffers strong pangs of back-based Catholic guilt as she finds someone other than her husband (William Hurt’s Doug) really rather attractive.

Some invisibility herbs, office sex and plenty of other affairs later and the film’s become some sort of magic-realism, meaning of life, self-affirming comedy. And another Woody Allen movie it should be compulsory to watch.

... 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Back
15 of 18
Next

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
20 Not-So-Super-Men That Won't Star In A Film Any Time Soon
Forget your Batmen, your Spider-Men and your Ant-Men… Meet 3-D Man (and his pals)

The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014
Empire's pick of the Croisette's finest

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)