Husbands and Wives ★★★½

Performances : 7/10
Story : 6.4/10
Production : 7.9/10
Overall : 7.1/10

At the rate I'm going I think I'll be done the entire Woody Allen catalogue by June. Husbands and Wives is more of the same from Allen, narratively speaking. Production-wise though it's definitely one of his more unique. The cross cutting between the drama unfolding between the characters and the interviews taking place after the fact was inspired and the editing techniques employed is jarring (I promise I mean that in a complimentary way).

Allen and company are great in their respective roles. Sydney Pollack was wonderful, as was Liam Neeson, who for some reason didn't have a gun at any point in the entire movie.

Honestly there isn't much I can say off the top of my head about this one. It's definitely one of Allen's better works. It's refreshingly honest while being simultaneously painful. Husbands and Wives is certainly worth a watch, just don't look for too many laughs.

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