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: March 20, 2007
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times

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

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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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

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

Ronnie Scheib

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

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Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat

Even with a look at many of these people's relationship problems, there's nothing remotely interesting to listen to when they talk.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% 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