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Charlotte O'Sullivan meets Jennifer Tilly, star of `Bound' and sister of the more famous Meg

Film: Don't mention Annie Hall

Nicole Holofcener could bear being hailed as the next Woody Allen if her hero were dead. As it is, she's worried it might just make him want to vomit. Liese Spencer meets the self-deprecating director of 'Walking and Talking'

THEATRE: The Eleventh Commandment; Hampstead Theatre

So what's a nice Jewish boy doing in a play like this? Answer: everything you'd expect a nice Jewish boy to do in a play about a nice Jewish boy who wants to shack up with a shiksa. Long before the guilt- inducing holocaust-survivor mother pops up from between the sheets of the bed where our hero is trying to make out with an Ulster Protestant girl, you may feel that watching dressage would hold more surprises.

When the master's voice wears thin ...

Who first said: "Doctor, I've got Bright's disease, and he's got mine"?

Film: Mission: frankly unoriginal

The Critics

i don't care if woody allen's got one

They're not 1980s relics, says Filofax plc. Oh, no? says Matthew Sweet

War of the words

'War and Peace' has all the hallmarks of a classic Shared Experience adaptation - but is that enough?

Film: Mohair for middlebrows

Woody Allen's fluffy new film exposes his aversion to Greek tragedy and lower-class stupidity. By Adam Mars-Jones; MIGHTY APHRODITE Woody Allen (15)

Testimony: It ain't over when it's over

One relationship ends, another begins. But the memories refuse to fade. Nick Madrid confesses he is torn between two lovers

ANOTHER VIEW : Woody's unenchanted evening

Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band will be playing a concert at the Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank tonight.

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With all the wig in the world

Neil Simon's Chapter Two is not a patch on Woody Allen's Annie Hall.

Play it again, Woody

Next month Woody Allen is bringing his jazz band to London. But last week, as usual, he was playing at Michael's Pub on New York's East 55th Street.

ivory towers tell us another one, Schopenhauer

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