Woody Allen took on more than any human being could do when he attempted to adapt the best-seller Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask.
It was a nonfiction book, so Allen did what any sensible person would; he threw it out and started from the top. Seven
segments make up this melange--some of them work; some of them are dreadful. It was Allen's sixth screenplay, his third directorial assignment, and one of his weakest efforts. When Allen appears in a segment, it works, as in "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" He plays a court jester to the king, Quayle. He
gives the queen an aphrodisiac and then can't open her chastity belt. Lots of Sha...