Why Netflix Is Greedy – and Right – About the Movie Business (Video)

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Torrent With Lucas Shaw: Theater owners whining about Ted Sarandos’ day-and-date Netflix dream: Get over it — or build your own streaming service

When Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said over the weekend that movie theater owners were stifling creativity with an antiquated delivery system, he kicked up a hornet’s nest of backlash. In a nutshell, Sarandos would like to see day-and-date movies on the streaming service; theater owners want to preserve their exclusive window at all costs.

TheWrap’s film writer Lucas Shaw says it’s time for one of them to put up or shut up.

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