“I love Netflix… but f— Netflix,” Mirren said to promote her upcoming film “The Good Liar.” “There is nothing like sitting in the cinema, the lights go down, the incredible moment of excitement…”
Mirren continued to explain that watching a film in a communal environment like a theater is incomparable.
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Nato chief John Fithian assured movie theater execs in Las Vegas that streaming services like Netflix don’t have to be seen as a threat to their bottom line and that they can coexist.
While Fithian did not mention Netflix by name, he cited a 2017 Ernst & Young report that showed that moviegoers who frequently went to cinemas also spent more time on streaming services at home.