Amazon is wrong to sign Woody Allen


You can almost hear Woody Allen’s famous nasal voice in the quote attached to Amazon’s announcement that it’s signed him to create his first television series: “I don’t know how I got into this. I have no ideas and I’m not sure where to begin. My guess is that Roy Price will regret this.” It’s a typically self-deprecating joke but I’m willing to bet Price, Vice-President of Amazon Studios, really will come to regret it. Last year, Dylan Farrow, Allen’s adoptive daughter, wrote a post, published by The New York Times, in which she accused him of sexually abusing her as a child.…

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