Talk:Scoop (2006 film)

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Worst Woody Allen Movie Ever?[edit]

Whoever said that this was the worst Woody Allen movie ever hadn't seen that stupid one he was in where he played a tourist with Michael J. Fox and Dom DeLouise and, I think, that girl from "Blossom" —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 128.186.24.107 (talk) 21:13, 8 December 2006 (UTC).

This wasn't a film directed by Woody Allen.

I don't like the section where it says that it mostly recieved bad reviews. In Spain and most parts of Europe it got really good reviews. I don't know why but in the USA they don't appreciate much Allen's films (maybe because of the scandal with Mia Farrow and her adopted child?) Will please someone put some good reviews there? Joanberenguer 02:22, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

Woody Old?[edit]

Doesn't Woody look really old in the picture??

Well, he is 70.

distributor[edit]

according to the IMDb, BBCfilms isn't involved, but focus features is only one of many: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0457513/companycredits Amo 22:43, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 23:26, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Plot twist at the end of the film[edit]

I did not see anyone refer to this twist, but I can see it clearly in the film. Here is the full transcript of what the editor says:

"Fascinating observation. Lyman lost a cyufflink at the flat of a prostitute that was later killed by the Tarot-card killer. Hmm Hmm. Well, this upright chap certainly enjoyed patronizing some dodgy women. Unfortunately for Elizabeth Gibson, she elected to blackmail him."

No mention of any morder attributed to Lyman, although the last sentence is ominous.


It seems clear to me that this is not a plot twist, but merely explaining why Lyman's cufflink appeared at an earlier murder scene--a murder he did not commit. It was this coincidence that made his secretary suspicious and started the events in motion. Since it turned out that only the final murder has his, the audience needed an explanation for the coincidence. (Presumably he was already planning his copycat murder and so wanted to avoid any connection to the other murders, so he murdered his secretary.) Viewed in this light, "Unfortunately for Elizabeth Gibson, she elected to blackmail him" as well as the fact that the paper is running a story at all both support the idea that he has been exposed. I am removing the reference to this supposed twist from the main article. AmericanLinden (talk) 13:25, 1 August 2010 (UTC)

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