It was after Alfonso Cuarons ”Roma”, a film produced by and shown on Netflix, won three Oscars as Spielberg walked out in protest. Because the ”Roma” only appeared in a few weeks at the cinemas before it became available on Netflix should not be on the Academy awards, competing against films that are only shown at the cinema, he concluded. Should Netflix movies to compete at Emmygalan, which rewards the efforts in the tv industry, said Spielberg.
Netflix, which has several big films in the pipeline, including Martin Scorsese's maffiablockbuster ”The Irishman”, now responds to the criticism on Twitter.https://twitter.com/NetflixFilm/status/1102418557760024578
”We love the cinema. We love also to be available for people who cannot afford to go on, or live in cities without cinemas. To let everyone enjoy a movie releases at the same time. To give the filmmakers more ways to share their works. These things are not mutually exclusive,” writes one.
the Debate is bound to continue, particularly as several major media operators – for example, Disney – launches its onlinefilmtjänster shortly.
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