Entertainment: Hitting Below Orion's Belt

Hitting Below Orion's Belt

The motion pictures of American angst-meister Woody Allen have never made a lot of money by Hollywood standards, but they are worth their weight in prestige. Which is why some of the world's most powerful movie studios behaved not unlike the shark in Jaws when word got around that after 11 films with Orion Pictures (including Hannah and Her Sisters his top earner for the studio at $40 million), the director was considering at least a temporary move to another studio. Reason: despite such recent cash coups as Dances with Wolves and The Silence of the Lambs, Orion carried a $300...

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