A contemporary romantic comedy set in New York: aspirant writer Jerry is happy to turn to his mentor and oracle Dobel, an aging artist who can provide useful opinions about almost everything, including Jerry’s tormented love life with Amanda…
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After sitting down and watching all of his films to date, I've come to the decision that this is my least favorite of his works. It's essentially just a recycling of every theme and material he's used in his previous films thrown in the hands of Biggs and Ricci - who aren't particularly great in these roles. Even Allen's role wasn't particularly great. It's good to know he's bounced back after the early 2000s slump.
As you go through life, Falk, there will be no shortage of people who will tell you how to live. They'll have all the answers for you, what you should do, what you shouldn't do. Don't argue with them. You know, say "Yes, that's a brilliant, brilliant idea," and then do what you want.
«And he said,"Well, why are you feeling so intense?" And I said, "Cause I want the girl!"And he said, "What's underneath it?" And I said, "There's nothing underneath it, I want the girl!" He said, "I'll have to give you medication." I said,"I don't want medication! I want the girl!" And he said,"We have to work this through." So I took a fire extinguisher from the casement and struck him across the back of his neck.»