Karl Quinn from The Sydney Morning Herald talks about how the pandemic has forced big movies to be streamed online as opposed to cinema release. He spoke to a few Australian directors on how they feel about this and below is what David had to say:
And for fellow Australian David Michod, who made The King for Netflix (it also had a brief theatrical window), the new route to viewers takes the heat off.
“I love not feeling subjected, sacrificing myself on the altar of the box office,” he says. “I don’t want to be released on 3000 screens in America. I want to be released on screens in the major centres so that those people who really want to go and see the movie on a big screen can. But I also love knowing that that isn’t necessarily where the movie will live and die.”