He was on his way to becoming a pro-snowboarder before he wanted to become a filmmaker: “Sometime around 20, 21 years old, I was in France and had blown out my knee.It's been 10 years since Netflix first opened our eyes to the world of streaming movies and TV shows directly to our computers.
The writer-director told former Focus CEO James Schamus that he's excited that the Netflix release will allow more people to see the difficult, dramatic film than if the movie was given a traditional platform release. But I think by nature of the force of Netflix being behind it, it will be in people's faces enough that they'll be like, ' Ok, I'll give it a try.' Hopefully once they start watching it, they'll be consumed by it." But he was concerned by the concept of being a filmmaker with a movie released online and stressed that consumers play a role in determining which types of movies play in theaters.Just about every broadcast and cable network also has its own streaming service (never to be outdone, HBO has two), and the major sports leagues all have their own as well.This year, CBS even began making premium original shows — The Good Wife spinoff The Good Fight, and the first Star Trek TV show in 12 years, Star Trek: Discovery — for its subscription-only service, CBS All Access." was designed to be a film experienced in a group, collectively like this, with strangers in the dark and see this story…Netflix's big thing is consumer choice.So as the audiences start to make that choice and continue to make the choice to only watch online, the cinema experience will only be reserved for comic-book movies.