Movie-theater insiders explain why Netflix’s strategy for Oscar frontrunner ‘Roma’ proves it still has a lot to learn about the industry
|11/24/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- For the first time, Netflix decided this year to release some of its movies exclusively in theaters before making them available to watch on its streaming service.
- One of those titles is “Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón’s critically acclaimed movie that has become an Oscar frontrunner.
- But getting the movie into theaters turned out to be a major challenge because of numerous factors, including the terms Netflix had for theaters to play it.
- Here’s an inside look at how Netflix has inched closer to playing by Hollywood’s rules.
In Netflix’s letter to shareholders in October about its third-quarter earnings, the streamer dedicated an entire paragraph to read more >>>