Burning Annie
Burning Annie (2003)

A college student and aspiring radio personality finds his obsession with Woody Allen's Annie Hall may be hindering his love life in director Van Flesher's heartfelt tribute to the master of the neurotic comedy drama. Max is a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 8, 2003
DVD Release Date: May 15, 2017
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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

A surprising little charmer, overcoming the rough edges of its low-budget origins with sharp writing and a genuinely sweet sensibility.

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Ronnie Scheib

Pic relies on nerdy world-weary irony to carry the day, but doesn't convincingly draw its characters.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

For all the shallowly witty banter, Max and company are even less interesting than Annie and Alvy.

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Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times

The Annie Hall homage Burning Annie is a thoroughly professional comedy, well paced, attractively photographed and smartly acted.

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Nathan Lee
Village Voice

Ordynans's exceptionally canny script nails how thoroughly pop culture has colonized our sentiments, and the necessity of those little emotional revolutions required to overthrow its reign.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The movie has its moments of comedic brilliance -- just not quite enough of them.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Burning Annie has funny moments, but it suffers from an overflow of characters.

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Bill Arceneaux
Film Threat

Burning Annie very much is a dissection and reworking of the arcs and lessons of Annie Hall, clever and introspective.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
If you're gonna reference <i>Annie Hall</i> throughout your movie, or even worse, claim that your main love interest is "the modern… More