If there’s one thing people have been talking about a lot at Cannes this year, it’s Netflix.
The distributor’s inclusion in the festival’s main competition has kicked off a huge back-and-forth debate — stoked by comments from jury members Pedro Almodovar and Will Smith — that doesn’t look like it’ll be dying down anytime soon.
Now that their two films have been shown, one thing is clear: whether you agree or disagree with them being here, Netflix has certainly brought something special to the festival.
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The Meyerowitz Stories, which was shown on Sunday, is Netflix’s second film In Competition. It’s moving, it’s funny, it’s incredibly well written, and — perhaps most memorably — it’s a reminder of just how damn good Adam Sandler can be when he’s cast in the right role. Read more…
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