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The movie reveals its serious undertones (with commentary by the Greek chorus, which occasionally breaks into song and dance) while at the same time developing a plot that lends itself to slapstick. Read full review
It was only natural that Allen would eventually have to make a Greek drama. Read full review
Woody Allen's incredible wit is at the heart of all that's wonderful in Mighty Aphrodite, and Woody Allen's incredible ego is at the core of its major flaw. Read full review
Allen appears determined to craft a motion picture that can be laughed at without plumbing any especially deep neuroses of the human condition. Read full review
A sketchy trifle that is sporadically amusing but also off-putting around the edges. Read full review
Allen's connective scenes are slack and barely functional, and even his asides lack bite. Read full review
An uneven blend of mirth and malice. Read full review
Is there no one in Allen's circle who dares to tell the master this ain't funny? Read full review
Fans of Allen, the comedian, will be glad to hear there are more chuckles here than in his last film, "Bullets Over Broadway." Fans of Allen, the plot craftsman, will find a lot less discipline and imagination in the writing. In truth, Mighty Aphrodite is mighty slight. Read full review
Mighty Aphrodite may take its thematic and structural cues from Greek tragedy, but it's second-rate Borscht Belt all the way. Read full review
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