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Movies: ‘To Rome With Love’

If Woody Allen’s “To Rome with Love” was an Italian restaurant dish, it would be a mélange of every leftover in the chef’s refrigerator. But it’s a movie, and Allen has dumped story ideas, time, characters, cinematic styles, most of his own neurotic tics and tropes and a gaggle of actors into a film that wanders around the city looking for cohesion and meaning, which it never finds.

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