Hollywood news banter

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  • The holiday weekend brings the opening of several Oscar hopefuls, including Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma.’ Critics are calling it a masterpiece, but will the Academy accept it as an Oscar-worthy movie because it was made by Netflix? The streaming giant is changing their business model to let the film run exclusively in a handful of theaters three weeks before it becomes available on your TV.
  • There’s a report that WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal have talked about teaming up for the sake of streaming. With Netflix producing content nonstop and Disney+ launching next year, other studios realize the only way to survive the streaming world is to get big by combining massive film libraries.
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Guest:
Matthew Belloni - Editor - @MattBelloni

Host:
Kim Masters

Producer:
Kaitlin Parker