Steven Spielberg Faces Backlash Following Netflix Proposal
Steven Spielberg Faces
Netflix Proposal The 'Ready Player One' director
proposed to block Netflix films
from Academy Awards shortlists.
Spielberg is a governor
of the Academy's
He argues that movies
which debut on streaming services or just have a short
theatrical run should qualify
for the Emmys instead of the Oscars.
Amblin spokesperson, via IndieWire The plan has
already been criticized.
Industry insiders cite the
success of the Alfonso Cuaron's
Netflix film, 'Roma.'
The film swept the Oscars
for best foreign language
film, best cinematography
and best director.
Netflix gave its own
response to Spielberg's
proposal on Twitter.