Casey Affleck

To stream or not to stream: Filmmakers face a tough choice

To stream or not to stream: Filmmakers face a tough choice

The Blur: Is it TV or movie? Does it matter anymore? June 10, 2016, 11:05 a.m.

The way we watch movies and TV keeps changing. "Lawrence of Arabia" appears on our mobile phones. ESPN's 7 ½-hour O.J. docu-series premieres at the multiplex. Then there's that comedy webisode you catch between meetings on your office laptop. So what do we call these talkies on our screens? Movies? TV shows? Please, not "content." In The Blur, a Los Angeles Times special series, we examine why the medium is no longer the message.

The trigger? ESPN’s 7...

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