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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Whatever Works</i>

Whatever Works

Whatever Works is Woody Allen’s first New York movie after five years abroad. It’s his first in even longer to center on the Woody Allen character—an urban neurotic, here named Boris Yellnikoff and brashly played by Larry David. Toughened and…
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Film, Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody Allen's shtick in <i>Whatever Works</i>

Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody Allen's shtick in Whatever Works

Character is destiny — at least for Woody Allen's Whatever Works. Allen's exercise in Woody Allen nostalgia opens with a snatch of Groucho Marx singing his trademark paradoxical assertion ("Hello, I must be going") and is powered almost entirely by…
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