Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine Is Perhaps His Cruelest-Ever Film
By Bruce Handy, vanityfair.com
Anxiety, nightmares and a nervous breakdown, there's only so many traumas a person can withstand until they take to the streets and start screaming. --Jasmine
As my friend and colleague Peter Biskind says, Blue Jasmine is the first Woody Allen film in a while that doesn’t feel like a promising draft that might have benefited from another run through the typewriter.