Modern Woody

No one wants to say they consult with a fortuneteller. You can call them readers or psychics or seers, but people get offended if you ask them how the latest session with their fortuneteller went. I think they want to disassociate from those terribly vague, cheesy things fortune tellers say in movies, like, "I see great things," "Change is coming" and "You will meet a handsome man." Woody Allen certainly isn't afraid of the association, though, as the title of his latest film is You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, and it is, in fact, at least a little bit about a fortuneteller. The movie follows an older married couple, their grown daughter and her husband as their relationships change in various unexpected ways. See it this weekend at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., as part of the Magnolia at the Modern series. Showtimes are 6 and 8 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8.50 or $6.50 for Modern members, and they go on sale two hours before the show starts. For more information, call 817-738-9215 or visit
Fri., Oct. 22, 6 & 8 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 23, 5 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 24, 2 & 4 p.m., 2010
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Kaitlin Ingram