Roma, The Ballad of Scruggs Buster, Bird Box … Netflix will release several movies at the cinema


The streaming platform will release three feature films in theaters before offering them to its subscribers, reports Allociné. A way to extend your empire by attracting big names in the seventh art and get into the Oscar race.
            Finally, it seems that it is the Cannes Film Festival that has the last word. A few months after the "Netflix controversy" of the last edition, the streaming platform has finally decided to release several films in the cinema in some countries before offering them to its 140 million subscribers. The Palo Alto company announced Wednesday that three feature films will hit theaters in the United States, Mexico, Japan and several European countries, reports Allociné. READ ALSO – Netflix and Amazon win in the cinema Roma, the film of Alfonso Cuarón awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival will be screened at the cinema on November 21, three weeks before being available on Netflix . The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen brothers' western, and Susanne Bier's post-apocalyptic horror film Bird Box with Sandra Bullock were also given a release date, a few weeks before landing on the platform. "No information has yet filtered for France", specify our colleagues. The race for statuettes For the specialized press, this strategy of the streaming giant would aim to expand its empire by embarking on the race for the Oscars and at the same time attracting the big names of cinema. Several of the platform's films had already been screened in independent theaters in the United States, but never before the day they were broadcast on Netflix. »READ ALSO – Video on demand expands its empire In March, Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival, asked the platform to release its films in theaters to be presented on the Croisette. US content director Ted Sarandos boycotted the film's protest, citing "disrespect" for Netflix's films. »Follow all Le Figaro culture news on Facebook and Twitter. .


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