The enduring fantasy of older men is that a gorgeous
young woman will fall in love with them, find them sexually arousing
and long to imbibe their wisdom while sitting at their feet. That
fantasy is the spring driving Woody Allen's often-hilarious farce, Whatever Works, and as any reader of People
magazine knows, the fantasy worked for him in real life, too. But Allen
has enough wit to undermine his own proposition by movie's end.
Celebrity gossip hounds may wonder what the story's twisting plot says
about the director's marriage to his younger...