June 25, 2016

Farm Stands

Mud Pond volunteer work

Pet and Bike Parade

“Maggie’s Plan”

Has a Comic Twist

3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

Special to the Observer

Because it is very New York, sophisticated, intelligent, witty, provocative and well written, I think Woody Allen would like director Rebecca Miller’s “Maggie’s Plan”… just in case he’s reading. It is of course about love among the scholarly and introspective, the whys and wherefores therein, with a smart meditation on that emotion as life’s essentially indefinable motivator. Though Miller, who wrote the screenplay with Karen Rinaldi, doesn’t add to anything Mr. Shakespeare has already apprised us of, she gives it a good, seriocomic rummage.

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