I said what I believe, but I was undiplomatic in the way I expressed it. “A scenario in which movies and television become more similar elevates television but diminishes movies,” he told in the same interview to The Variety. The apology he sent to Sarandos isn’t strictly a reversal of any of these opinions. “My entire adult life they have released straight-to-video films. 2017-11-09T13:47:11+00:00″>
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Christopher Nolan’s apology to Netflix isn’t strictly a reversal of any of his opinions. “I should have been more polite. Unlike Netflix, Amazon releases its movies theatrically for 90 days, like last year’s Manchester by the Sea, before bringing it to Amazon Prime subscribers. There’s nothing new about it, what’s different and new about it is selling it to Wall Street as innovation or disruption,” noted Nolan in the interview with The Variety. Now, in a recent interview with The Variety, the Dunkirk director has admitted that he wrote to Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos to apologise for his fierce criticism of the service. Related News
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd However, the Interstellar director still believes the industry should respect the theatrical release model. I wasn’t giving any context to the frankly revolutionary nature of what Netflix has done. Nolan has said before he believes in the business model Amazon is working under for its original films.