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In Hollywood, there seem to be a myriad of options about Netflix. Some directors like working with the subscription streaming service, and some directors have been vocal that they prefer big screen releases rather than the smaller screens offered by Netflix. Then there are directors like P.T. Anderson, who has admitted he uses the service... without paying for it. In a recent interview Anderson revealed:
In one of the most honest answers I've heard recently, P.T. Anderson has admitted he's an avid Netflix user who doesn't pay a dime for the service. This makes me wonder whose password the famed director is using. A family member? A neighbor? Some random dude he once worked on a movie with?
The question came as part of an interview with The Playlist, in which P.T. Anderson was asked how he felt about Netflix making changes in the movie and TV business. To which, P.T. Anderson seems to have quite a few vocal opinions.
While P.T. Anderson says he has used Netflix before, he doesn't seem to be a giant fan of what he calls "another supermarket with shit in it." He also says a big problem with the service is that he feels it almost never has stuff he's really excited about, saying,
So, while he does see issues with Netflix, he does use it on occasion and does seem to support the streaming service in some ways. Still, the inherent lack of content he would prefer to see could be why P.T. Anderson has made no move to set up a movie project over at Netflix or another streaming service, like Hulu or Amazon Prime. He's part of a wave of directors, including Christopher Nolan, who have been vocal about preferring the opportunities that a big screen release affords. Other directors, including Joon-ho Bong, Noah Baumbach, Angelina Jolie and many others have tried out projects over at Netflix, with a slew of different results. One of the next big projects heading to Netflix is Bright, coming from Suicide Squad director David Ayer.