With An Eye On Oscars, Netflix Sent ‘Roma’ To Theaters First

Roma, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, in being shown in cinemas across the U.S. — but for just a few weeks — before heading for Netflix streaming.

Alfonso Cuarón’s acclaimed movie has been part of an ongoing battle over who gets to premier movies: streaming services like Netflix, or theaters?

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