Netflix and Cannes' spat shows just how archaic the movie industry can be

Cannes and Netflix have parted ways, with CEO Ted Sarandos revealing that a change to the film festival's rules means that none of its movies will be competing this year.

It was always the rockiest of relationships, so for many, Sandaros' revelation to Variety will come as no surprise. 

When in 2017, the film festival premiered two Netflix Originals, Bong Joon-ho’s excellent Okja and Noah Baumbach’s stunning The Meyerowitz Stories, there were protests and booing. 

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