New Woody Allen Film 'To Rome With Love': 9 Secrets to His Success

The prolific movie director has made yet another film, To Rome With Love, in U.S. theaters this Friday. 

Starring Roberto Benigni, Alison Pill, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page, Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Woody Allen himself, and more, the film is a series of vignettes about Americans, Italians, lovers, friends, and whimsy. 

How does Woody Allen make so many films? What makes a Woody Allen film so Woody Allen? While not all Woody Allen films are the same, these are 9 common elements.