The respected actress Helen Mirren knows how to get the crowd of cinema owners – throwing dirt in their streaming rivals.
"I love Netflix but not …" on stage at CinemaCon, the annual meeting of film exhibitors, on Tuesday. She was greeted with wild applause as she spoke her new Good Lion movie at Warner Bros. Presentation
Peace continued to preach to people, saying, "There is nothing like sitting in the cinema." also thanked the group of exhibitors for giving her the best actress award years ago at the beginning of her film career. 19659005] This is not the first time the streamer has been stuck on the stage. In 2017, Tom Rothman, chairman of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, joked "Netflix my ass!" After the stunning performance of Blade Runner 2049 by Dennis Villeneuve, which means the film can only be rated massive screen in cinemas.
Mirin's choices come at a time of great tension between the theatrical release institution and streaming companies who do not want to put their films exclusively in the theaters before giving them to their subscribers.
A monolithic digital store led by Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos broke out in anger (and a lot of defensive action) as it took three Oscars this year for the "Roma" of Alfonso Cuaron. Director Stephen Spielberg signaled that he would lobby at the film academy to change his policy regarding the admissibility of streaming movies to win the Oscars. Earlier in the day at CinemaCon, held in Las Vegas, Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino, the leadership of the National Association of Theater Owners and MPAA asked many questions about the band, including raising a long-standing debate about time trimming, during which all films are released in the cinemas before moving to other platforms such as streaming and VOD.