Netflix to release its Oscar contenders in theaters before streaming

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Netflix’s new releases are headed straight for the cinema.

The streaming platform announced the move on Twitter, marking a seismic shift in their business model. Netflix has released original content in theaters before, but this will be the first time the films are not simultaneously available on the site.

For those wanting to see ROMA on the biggest screen possible, select markets will be able to watch in theaters AND on Netflix. Watch for special theatrical presentations of Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs from the Coen Brothers, and Bird Box from Susanne Bier.

— Netflix Film (@NetflixFilm) October 31, 2018

ROMA will be the first, and will be released in a selection of cinemas in New

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