"It really annoys me when people criticize a film because it centers on people, rather than say the bangs and blow ups that they'vegrown used to because of being bombarded by the recent trendsof Hollywood. Woody Allen is a director notorious for making films that focus on the characters- therefore, the diologue and story are central. So, you don't go to a Woody Allen film if your attention span is that short that you can't remain seated for longer than five minutes in order to give the film a chance and allow for you to become familiar with the characters, It's like life, you have to be patient if you want to understand the nature of people! It is for this reason that I find Woody Allen film's so interesting and refreshing- for, they center on another way of life and give us an insight into alternative perspectives! It's definately refreshing in comparison to your average Hollywood blockbuster."