Film critic Roger Ebert called it "just about everyone's favorite Woody Allen movie".
Forty-two year old Isaac Davis has a romanticized view of his hometown, New York City, most specifically Manhattan, as channeled through the lead character in the first book he is writing, despite his own Manhattan-based life being more of a tragicomedy.
He has just quit his job as a hack writer for a bad television comedy, he, beyond the ten second rush of endorphins during the actual act of quitting, now regretting the decision, especially as he isn't sure he can live off his book writing career.
"The case is over - there is no case."The campaign for Allen comes as the 6,000-plus members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences prepare to vote for the Oscars next week, ahead of the March 2 ceremony.Allen was never charged in the case and Connecticut prosecutors said this week there is no current investigation into the allegations.While it is unclear how the controversy might affect the film's Oscar fortunes, awards handicappers say they can't rule out a negative impact.Kelly, Phil Spector and even Sean Penn, all critically-acclaimed celebrities, have also committed heinous crimes.When public figures are accused of or commit terrible things, what should the public do?