August 23, 2013

Woody Allen depicts beauty’s life on the rocks in ‘Blue Jasmine’

Jasmine isn’t even her name. It just sounds better, more substantial and upwardly mobile than Jeanette, who might be a grocery clerk like her sister. Jasmine was always about moving up, which led to marrying that swindler who pampered her into submission. Now he and the money are gone and there’s never enough vodka or meds for handling that.

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