Veteran actor Michael Douglas believes filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s anti mount opposite radio cost him a best actor prize during a 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Douglas starred in Steven Soderbergh’s HBO film Behind a Candelabra, alongside actor Matt Damon. The film had a universe premiere during a Cannes Film Festival and was among clever contenders for a desired Palme d’Or trophy.
Spielberg served as a boss of a Cannes foe jury that year.
Appearing on Variety’s Actor on Actor array with Benecio del Toro, a 74-year-old actor pronounced many people told him that he was “favourite” for a award, that was bagged by Bruce Dern for Nebraska.
“The word was we was a favourite for a best actor award. (Spielberg) put a kibosh on that, since it was an HBO film. So when we now see this evidence and beef about Showtime or Netflix, in this case, doing underline films, we consider they’ve got to get this resolved,” he said.
Spielberg final year done headlines after a maestro filmmaker pronounced once “you dedicate to a radio format, you’re a TV movie” and argued that if it’s good, it deserves an Emmy and not Oscars.
His comments had sparked a discuss in Hollywood about either cinema distributed by Netflix with a singular melodramatic recover merit Oscar recognition.