A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S SEX COMEDY
Directed and Written by Woody Allen
Onward and upward with the arts. First he outsolemnized Ingmar Bergman with Interiors. Then, with Stardust Memories, he scored a modest 5 out of Fellini's 8½. Now Woody Allen has transported Shakespeare's "wood near Athens" to upstate New York at the turn of this century for A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy. As might be expected, none of these homage-pastiches measures up to the original. But then, neither Bergman nor Fellini nor even Shakespeare ever tried writing a Woody Allen comedy.
Allen did tryeight times, from Play It Again Sam to Manhattanto the kind...