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Perez Reviews: Bullets Over Broadway

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Bullets Over Broadway is a fine show. Unfortunately, fine isn't good enough for a Tony nomination for Best Musical nor is it likely to help sustain a long run.

The new stage adaptation of Woody Allen's film is firing blanks.

The show was poised to be a big smash of the current season, with an all-star cast lead by Zach Braff and spearheaded by an all-star director, Susan Stroman.

While Stroman's last Broadway musical, Big Fish, was spectacular and filled with wonder, awe, imagination and playfulness - Bullets Over Broadway is "by the book".

Harmless. Inoffensive. Not a bad time. But not a great time.

It's all been done before. Mobsters. Self-reflection. Etc. Etc.

A lot of the blame lies on the material. The songs chosen are little-known jazz standards from the early 20th century. If they're "little-known", that should tell you something about the quality of the tunes!

The show's other big weakness is that not every movie works on the stage. Allen's characters from the film don't hold up well when having the spotlight on them and amplified on Broadway.

They aren't characters as much as they are caricatures.

There's Braff doing Woody. There's a girl doing a Cyndi Lauper impression. There's all these fine actors giving fine performances, but it's hard to relate to any of them because these characters are drawn so superficially.

There are, however, two standout performances.

Once again, Betsy Wolfe proves she is one of the top leading ladies on Broadway! Not only does she have one of the best voices, but she is also such a superb actress! She infuses the show with so much heart and humanity, something it's sorely lacking.

And the other standout Nick Cordero, who turns his one-dimensional role into a fully-fleshed and fantastic portrayal!

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Emma Stone Is A 'Visionary And A Vision' In Woody Allen's Magic In The Moonlight! Watch The Trailer HERE!

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Despite all the controversy surrounding Woody Allen, we must admit his latest flick looks magical — literally.

Magic In The Moonlight is a romantic comedy following a psychic and a skeptic with Emma Stone and Colin Firth taking the lead.

We can't forget all about Woody's sexual molestation scandal, but it will be VERY hard to resist Emma and Colin's charms after seeing this trailer.

Ch-ch-check it out (above)!!!

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Solange Threw Down With Jay Z, But She Isn't The First! Here Are 7 Other Very Public Family Feuds!

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Family fun can turn into family feuding in a matter of seconds…

So in the wake of Solange and Jay Z's Met Gala elevator brawl, we've decided to examine some of the most epic fights of kin in the history of Hollywood!

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Emma Stone Unafraid To Work With Woody Allen Again! Joins Joaquin Phoenix In Woody's Next Film!

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Emma Stoneis back working with Woody Allen after having recently completed their most recent project Magic in the Moonlight.

And while a lot of people might not want to work with the fabled director due to rehashed allegations of child molestation being turned up, Emma seems unfazed to work with him again.

She'll be joining Joaquin Phoenix! It's awesome that he's Her co-worker.

While we're always excited to see Emma in anything she ever does, we wonder if it's a good idea to associate herself with someone so controversial as Woody. We'll see how this new unnamed project develops in the meantime.

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Diane Keaton Speaks Out About Her Friend Woody Allen! Doesn’t Believe Dylan Farrow’s Claims!

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diane keaton stands by woody allen in dylan farrow sex abuse allegations

She finally says something!

After Woody Allen’s daughter Dylan Farrow wrote a piece for the New York Times about the sexual abuse she suffered at Woody’s hands, people began speaking out.

But Woody's friend Diane Keaton had yet to weigh in.

In the NYT piece, Dylan wrote:

"You knew me when I was a little girl, Diane Keaton. Have you forgotten me?"

Well, in a new interview with The Guardian, Keaton says that in fact she’d only seen Dylan three times, and said she believes Woody’s side of things! She explains

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Lena Dunham Speaks Out In Defense Of Woody Allen's WORK! See Her Reasoning Behind The Support HERE!

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Lena Dunham was one of the first celebs to publicly speak out in defense of Dylan Farrow after her powerful open letter full of abuse allegations against Woody Allen

And while the Girls star is still in full support of Miz Farrow's brave moment, she IS also defending the director/writer's work!

Wait…WHAT??

In a new interview, Lena is revealing her frustrations with people that are trying to find references of child molestation in Woody's old movie scripts, narratives, etc—convinced it will lead them to clues of his troubled past and present!

Infuriated, she confesses:

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