Academy members call out obsolete dingbat Steven Spielberg on his Netflix hate

Mar 05, 2019 21:40


“As much as I respect Steven and revere him as a filmmaker, he’s not reading the tea leaves. That ship has sailed," said Stu Zakim, an Academy member and veteran publicist who worked on previous Spielberg releases https://t.co/IcQaAgndHU
- Variety (@Variety) March 6, 2019

Continuing the saga of Steven Spielberg vs. the 21st century, Academy members ( Read more... )

charlie hunnam, film director, julianne moore, netflix, award show - academy awards

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sandstorm March 6 2019, 03:10:35 UTC
Old man yells at movies in the cloud.

I'm glad that some Academy members want to change with the times.

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booksforlunch March 6 2019, 15:09:04 UTC
Just want to tell you how much I appreciate the "movies in the cloud" joke.

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seishin March 7 2019, 01:43:47 UTC
Same. Well played.

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re: Old man yells at movies in the cloud. nikuru March 6 2019, 17:55:02 UTC

ferelden March 6 2019, 03:16:46 UTC
get with the times grandpa.


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trumpydoesmagic March 6 2019, 03:57:22 UTC
Who is this?

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ferelden March 6 2019, 04:11:02 UTC
Béatrice Martin/Cœur de Pirate!

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rawr_santi March 6 2019, 03:18:02 UTC
charlie hunnam is a part of the academy? what..

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winterbam March 6 2019, 03:29:23 UTC

That's all I saw reading this post lol.

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lexy_ March 6 2019, 03:32:17 UTC
lol I raised my eyebrows at that too, but he's in a Netflix film and said that at the premiere of Triple Frontier

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masterofmystery March 6 2019, 03:38:52 UTC
he might be for all i know. there are some random as fuck people as members

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frejasface March 6 2019, 03:18:26 UTC
Most directors don't have control over who buys their movies or how they are distributed.

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meganlynn09 March 6 2019, 03:19:52 UTC
Is he making a distinction between actual Netflix made movies and movies they buy/distribute (like Roma)?

Or does he not care?

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masterofmystery March 6 2019, 03:20:44 UTC
he doesn't care and means both

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meganlynn09 March 6 2019, 03:24:19 UTC
*sigh* That's what I thought. Shitty reading of the room, Steven.

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yeezy March 6 2019, 03:29:05 UTC
he means both, but even if he only meant movies produced by netflix it's still dumb, they paid for martin scorsese's 125 mill budget so to call it "only emmy" worth it is ridic lol

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