Hastings revealed the “Mudbound” data during his Ted Talk with Ted curator Chris Anderson, which is now available to stream online. Netflix has received backlash for prioritizing streaming over theatrical releases, but Hastings said “Mudbound” is proof it’s a method that’s worth. The CEO claimed “Mudbound” would not have gotten a similar turnout if it was only released in theaters. “Mudbound” played in select theaters for an awards-qualifying run.
“Sometimes you just want to relax