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Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins three Oscars, including Best Director (but not Best Picture)

“Roma” took home three Academy Awards tonight — though not Best Picture, which went to “Green Book.” – Anthony Ha, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2EdyaKD

Oscars: Netflix Takes On Hollywood Studios With 15 Noms

The streamer scored 15 Academy Award nominations Tuesday. It was buoyed by Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, which led with 10 nods, and also picked up three nominations for the Coen Brothers’ The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and another two for short documentaries. Roma puts Netflix in the coveted best-picture category for the first time. And the 15 noms Netflix amassed this year equal the 15 nods total it has collected in previous years. – Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2GFWKrn

Berlin Film Festival Responds To Exhibitor Anger Over Netflix’s Presence In Competition

Yesterday, 160 German independent exhibitors sent a strong message to the festival and German culture minister Monika Grütters in which they demanded Isabel Coixet’s drama Elisa Y Marcela be removed from the competition strand. “The Berlinale stands for the big screen, Netflix the small screen,” they said. European arthouse cinema body CICAE also voiced frustration at the decision. – Andreas Wiseman, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2UVUxLI

How to Watch 2019 SAG Awards Online

To celebrate the award show’s silver anniversary, celebrities will walk a silver carpet made from aluminum foil. People, Entertainment Weekly, and TNT will live-stream the red carpet across social media beginning at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. It will also be available on PeopleTV, sagawards.org, and the jumbotron in New York City’s Times Square. – Rachel Yang, Variety » http://bit.ly/2WnBueE

‘Roma’ Becomes Netflix’s First Best Picture Oscar Nominee

The streaming company received its first-ever best picture Oscar nomination on Tuesday for Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma,” a black-and-white exploration of the “Gravity” director’s youth and the life of the nanny who helped raise him in Mexico. The drama received 10 nominations in total, making it by far Netflix’s biggest hit with the motion picture academy to date. – Kristopher Tapley, Variety » http://bit.ly/2T8CwZN

Golden Globes: Netflix Scores Big Wins as ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘Green Book’ Surprise

Netflix’s impressive night signals a changing landscape in Hollywood and comes as traditional studios are being challenged by streaming giants. Among other awards, Netflix earned a best foreign film and a directing award for “Roma,” Alfonso Cuaron’s sweeping look at his childhood in Mexico City. “Roma” was ineligible for the top drama prize because it is shot entirely in Spanish. Netflix scored five wins across its motion picture and television divisions. – Brent Lang, Variety » http://bit.ly/2QxxbcJ

Oscar Myth of ‘Pure’ Movies: Why Netflix, Amazon Should Be Recognized

The studios ended traditional moviegoing in the 1980s. With the VCR boom, they released a cassette about 10 months after the film’s big-screen bow. Now the window is only a few months after its theatrical debut, and studios continue to talk about reducing the window even more. Movie audiences know that they can wait for most titles. – Tim Gray, Variety http://ift.tt/2ztPCuU
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