Saw a good movie yesterday night – “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” Woody Allen’s latest. It’s good to see him return to the kind of warm, thoughtful comedy-with-depth he made his own with “Annie Hall.” And also to see him stepping off the screen – the neurotic Woody part here is played by the actress Rebecca Hall, who is much lovelier to watch agonise and fret. Whether he meant it so or not, the film is a celebration of the mature lover: the two young women are gorgeous but utterly dull in comparison with Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, luscious and irresistible both as actor personalities on the screen and in the crazy characters they play.
Summer continues, bewildered but happy Torontonians out in tank tops, shorts, flipflops. On October 1 Lynn and I swam in