AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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6/19/09

Woody Allen On Whatever Works


Whatever Works just misses a perfect four star score by succumbing to the usual narrow scope Woody exhibits when it come to women, ranging from conniving to moronic. And while the reluctant protagonist's designated honey here sorta undergoes an IQ upgrade courtesy of her learned geriatric flame, it's less Pigmalion than a serving up of macho pig on the menu. And exposing yet again, Woody's eternal dilemma in his movies of failing to 'get' women when not failing to just plain get them, seductively speaking.

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