Broadway Danny Rose is Woody Allen at his peak filmmaking powers. The framing story of wiseacres narrating the story gives the movie a tall tale-like feeling. Mia Farrow is amazing and completely transformed, and Gordon Willis’s black and white photography is intoxicating. World-class stuff. The straightforward romantic comedy elements are elevated by melancholic thematic guts, plus the visual grandeur. This is a borderline masterpiece.
Exceptionally Good (7/8)
Note: This capsule review was originally published elsewhere. If I watch this movie again, I might expand this to a full-length review.