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Stories with person: Jackson Pollock
  • Review: Allen's latest is a meditation on meaning and murder 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 5:02 pm

    Woody Allen has always been interested in man's search for meaning in life - a search he clearly sees as futile. Who can forget the young woman in "Play it Again, Sam," staring at a Jackson Pollock painting and seeing "the hideous lonely emptiness of existence, nothingness, the predicament of man forced to live in a barren, godless eternity"? That's not even the whole quote -but it could be Allen's mantra.