Variety: Ted Johnson: Justice Department Warns Academy Over Potential Oscar Rule Changes Threatening Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

I think the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Steven Spielberg are on the wrong side of this. Rule changes to exclude Netflix make them look insular and outdated. Netflix stepped in and started making the films the studios don’t want to. Netflix are not perfect. Serious attention should be given to the buy-out deals they favour. But they are making the films the theatrical model is ignoring.

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