Movies 2009 #18 Take the Money and Run

I hadn’t seen Take the Money and Run in many years. Likely 20. It was a lot of fun revisiting it after such a long time.

Not surprisingly, it’s still funny stuff.

I’ve always been a huge fan of Allen’s early “funny” period. I’m a fan of most of his films up to and including 1989’s Crimes and Misdemeanors, but I have a real soft spot for his early work. Allen going all-in on gags and jokes is a real joy to watch.

Actually, as an aside, if you’ve never read any of his prose, I can’t recommend it highly enough. It’s brilliantly funny stuff.

Hrm… This is making me want to revisit all those early films. That’d be a fun week.

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