This Is Not an Apology for Woody Allen, but We Can Still Watch His Films

Director Woody Allen at the premiere Magic in the Moonlight in New York City in 2014. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Judge them on their merits, not his.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W oody Allen, the 83-year-old writer and director with over 60 movies as well as a surprising number of Broadway shows to his credit, is less popular than ever in the era of the #MeToo movement and the — mainly online — leisure sport of excoriating artists who are not quite as morally upright as the legions of the online.

On February 7, Allen was back in the news with the announcement that he is suing Jeff Bezos’s Amazon Studios for $68 million for breach of contract. The e-commerce leviathan no longer plans to distribute Allen’s newest movie, A Rainy Day in

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