Washington Post

Netflix leases a New York movie theater, guaranteeing a venue for its Oscar contenders

Netflix is the first pure streamer with a high-profile theater play. Amazon flirted with a buy of the Landmark chain last year before deciding against it. Foto: PR Netflix

Since it began releasing high-end films several years ago, Netflix has faced a tricky question: where to put all of them?

Many theaters wouldn't show the movies because Netflix released them too quickly online. And pure digital distribution is insufficient to satisfy either the rules of the Motion Picture Academy or the tastes of high-end directors...

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