After criticism of Netflix, Spielberg comes to support Apple's service



WITHteven Spielberg was one of the biggest names in Hollywood to come to the Steve Jobs Theater last Monday (25) to support Apple's new Apple TV + streaming service. So far so good, it wasn't because the American director was known as one of Netflix's great critics, criticizing that the tone grew in the Oscars.

Spielberg's criticisms were directed at Netflix via Alfonso Cuáron's Rome's nomination that he believes the film could be considered for Emmys (TV Awards) but never for Oscars. "Once you have a TV format, you're a TV movie," Spielberg said at the time.

Netflix's reply was not expected when the company sent a message on Twitter expressing love for films and also the great benefits of streaming as a means of dissemination and distribution.

These same criticisms point out that Spielberg is trying to prevent Netflix from making Oscars in April at the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which brings together only 54 out of 8,000 Academy members.

Spielberg's position was monitored with suspicion from Netflix supporters, who pointed out that Amblin Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, was responsible for the "Green Paper" (winner and competitor of "Roma" for Best Film).

Spielberg's criticism is gaining a new glimpse with the director's performance at the Apple event, confirming that he is working on a new version of the Amazing Stories series of the 1980s, exclusively for Apple Company's streaming service. There were several social networking users via Twitter to challenge Spielberg's position.

"If Spielberg launches Apple TV +, will it be considered for Oscars?" Asked one of these Twitter users. We will have to wait to see if Spielberg will have more projects with Apple and if he really wants to defend Netflix in the competition for future ceremonies.

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