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Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation

Original story at IndieWire• 37 mentions • 6 months ago

IndieWire 6 months ago

 
The following editorial is written by Tim League, co-founder and CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas. Netflix. It seems like every other interview I give asks me about the “threat” of Netflix. I’ll be blunt. Netflix doesn’t concern me, and I think it is obvious after last week that the cinema industry is of no concern to Netflix either. We are in very different businesses. Let me define those businesses. Netflix is in the business of growing a global customer base by being the best value proposition subscription content platform. And they are doing a great job. Their portal is ...
 
 
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15 Apr
Saeed Taji Farouky @saeedtaji
This is a great response from Tim League (Alamo Drafthouse) to the "threat" of Netflix https://t.co/aijTdUQYnF
30 Mar
EastEndFilmFestival @EastEndFilmFest
RT @ICOtweets: Should cinemas worry about Netflix? Check out @drafthouse's inspiring response https://t.co/ZClv4gTW5j
29 Mar
ICO @ICOtweets
Should cinemas worry about Netflix? Check out @drafthouse's inspiring response https://t.co/ZClv4gTW5j
27 Mar
Indonesian Filmmaker @harrydagoe
RT @IndieWire: "Netflix" and "cinema" are NOT the same thing. Here's why: https://t.co/DFzPqWgoPx https://t.co/yGLPm40GNa
25 Mar
Skylight Pictures @skylightpix
Are Netflix and cinema the same thing? The answer is way more important than you might think: https://t.co/Bq2rK3PLFK via @IndieWire
22 Mar
Jason Silva @JasonSilva
RT @IndieWire: "Netflix" and "cinema" are NOT the same thing. Here's why: https://t.co/DFzPqWgoPx https://t.co/qvaDUuLYo5
22 Mar
Dan LeFebvre @danlefeb
Great article from Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas CEO Tim League as a reply to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: https://t.co/6KwKgdowfS
22 Mar
Raindance Film Fest @Raindance
Because Netflix cannot simply be called the new cinematic experience... or can it? https://t.co/635LDLCMM6
21 Mar
MEIM Program @meimprogram
RT @IndieWire: It's time we stop equating "Netflix" and "cinema." Here's why they're so extremely different: https://t.co/DFzPqVYNXZ https:…
21 Mar
Pickford Film Center @pickfordfilm
Yo @netflix why you gotta be so salty at cinema? We're more than just our GMO free popcorn. https://t.co/kEMsX8r6i7
21 Mar
MovieMarket Solution @MovieMarketS
RT @charliemontiel: Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/JiPpNg95Wm via @indiewire
21 Mar
Juan Herbera @jherbera
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/UprcCSSXIo via @indiewire
21 Mar
Andrew Yates @yatesey
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/O92Lv4L6r3
21 Mar
Cinema Guru @patrickvons
Very well argued by @timalamo "Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation" https://t.co/7TAFMisgFM
21 Mar
Birds Eye View @BirdsEyeViewFF
RT @IndieWire: It's time we stop equating "Netflix" and "cinema." Here's why they're so extremely different: https://t.co/DFzPqVYNXZ https:…
21 Mar
Tahir Jetter @tahirjetter
RT @Massawyrm: Here's @timalamo laying the well deserved smackdown on last week's Netflix statement on cinema. https://t.co/F7JKHujQUB
21 Mar
Potential Films @PotentialFilms
"We are in very different businesses" https://t.co/wDv86l07pd
21 Mar
Roger Erik Tinch @tinch
"But here’s my business: Cinema." https://t.co/cDeONeURzz
21 Mar
Devindra Hardawar @Devindra
RT @adamchitwood: This is spot on. https://t.co/bNXKFlMYAW
21 Mar
Scott Kirsner @ScottKirsner
Tim League Refutes Netflix On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/xDcLkLrJtM (wicked smart guy & wish Alamo would come to BOS already!)
21 Mar
AVT @AVTerrorism
The difference between Cinema and Netflix... #AudioVisualTerrorism https://t.co/rOA6kLOapE
21 Mar
sam griffin @samgriffo
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/1wuKVse6iV via @indiewire
20 Mar
ScottsdaleFilmFest @ScottsdaleIFF
RT @TKMovieReviews: Alamo Drafthouse Founder Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/xamg4WwYE9
20 Mar
Gothic Films @gothicfilms
RT @akstanwyck: Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/bohATkimhs via @indiewire
20 Mar
Love Film Festivals @filmfest
RT @akstanwyck: Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/bohATkimhs via @indiewire
20 Mar
Chris Cookson @coldmilk
RT @DrafthouseLA: Our founder Tim League has some thoughts on that statement by Netflix's CEO... https://t.co/o7lqhxGXm5
20 Mar
Janet Pierson @JanetPierson
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/uNvAm7VYQx via @indiewire
20 Mar
Steve Rhodes @tigerbeat
RT @filmfest_ca: Here's @timalamo discussing @netflix and the role of the theatre https://t.co/y3VerqCsCV
20 Mar
Scott Weinberg @scottEweinberg
Great essay by @timalamo about the importance of theatrical exhibition. https://t.co/JfgSgk5GzM
20 Mar
IndieWire @IndieWire
"Netflix" and "cinema" are two very different businesses. Here's why: https://t.co/DFzPqWgoPx via @timalamo https://t.co/o4Za7xNoCm
20 Mar
Alamo Drafthouse ATX @drafthouse
"It seems like every other interview I give asks me about the 'threat' of Netflix." -@timalamo. https://t.co/LgOQ7CZXBl
20 Mar
Anne Thompson @akstanwyck
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/bohATkimhs via @indiewire
20 Mar
DotFilm (Dot.FILM) @dot_film
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/ojVn1cmkgi
20 Mar
HollywoodSouth Blog @HollywoodSBlog
Tim League Refutes Netflix’s Reed Hastings On Movie Theater Innovation https://t.co/iqIt2JqGZM #Hollywood
20 Mar
erickohn @erickohn
I think Tim League knows who he wants to invite into the ring at this year's Fantastic Fest. https://t.co/26dHR1rIPM via @indiewire