Voices Cate Blanchett and Woody Allen

To work through that catalogue afresh would be a sumptuous delight

A Second Hand Memory, Atlantic Theater, New York, USA

Woody Allen has "written and directed many films over the last 35 years and has occasionally worked in the theater". That's the man's typically self-deprecating entry in the Atlantic Theater Company's programme notes.

Sleepover: The Mark, New York

Eagles and Angels by Juli Zeh, trans. Christine Slenczka

Nightmare trips on a highway to hell

The difference between a grope and a caress

Asked about reincarnation, Woody Allen said he would choose to come back as 'Warren Beatty's fingertips'

Hey Nostradamus! By Douglas Coupland

It's like watching Mike Tyson pummel Gareth Gates

Kournikova craves to be more than a decoration

She is perceived by many observers as a petulant, poor little rich girl with romantic eyes for ice hockey players

Quiz of the Decade

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Double Bill: Peter Schwabach

PETER SCHWABACH, DIRECTOR OF THE SECRET LAUGHTER OF WOMEN, ON GENERAL RELEASE, TALKS ABOUT HIS IDEAL CINEMATIC PAIRING

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