Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle
25 April 2019 | 2:08 pm
In a win for Netflix , Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize.
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