Cinema: Flailings and Failings

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Directed by WOODY ALLEN Screenplay by WOODY ALLEN

Woody Allen should have taken a shot at Inside the Third Reich. Or even The Naked Ape. Dr. David Reuben's well-scrubbed almanac of sexual aid and comfort only affords Woody another opportunity to turn mating rites into mayhem. It was an opportunity he ought to have passed up.

Woody's Sailings and failings at sex have been the subject of a good deal of his work, most recently in Play It Again, Sam. But now the jokes are well-worn, and good, manic ideas are...

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