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Steven Spielberg — legendary filmmaker, titan of the industry and Netflix-hater — is once again coming out against streaming services and the movies they produce. A spokesperson for Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Entertainment, reportedly told IndieWire that Spielberg wants to change Academy rules so movies produced by streaming services can’t be nominated for Oscars in the future.

“Steven feels strongly about the difference between the streaming and theatrical situation,” the spokesperson said. “He’ll be happy if the others will join [his campaign] when that comes up [at the Academy Board of Governors meeting]. He will see what happens.”

As the Academy Governor representing the directors branch, Spielberg has quite a bit of power when it comes to shaping Academy policy and rules. When IndieWire reached out, the organization said they will “likely consider the topic” at their annual April post-Oscars meeting.

Spielberg has been outspoken about his preference for the cinema and the total experience of viewing a film in a theatre environment. Ahead of the Oscars this year, he indirectly called out the involvement of streaming services in film awards while accepting the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award.

“I’m a firm believer that movie theaters need to be around forever,” he said. “I love television. I love the opportunity. Some of the greatest writing being done today is for television, some of the best directing for television, some of the best performances [are] on television today. The sound is better in homes more than it ever has been in history but there’s nothing like going to a big dark theatre with people you’ve never met before and having the experience wash over you. That’s something we all truly believe in.”

Yes, seeing a film is a cool and unique experience, but online, people were put off by the elitism in Spielberg’s point of view, especially when you consider marginalized filmmakers.

Some people pointed out that one of Spielberg’s beefs with Netflix is that he wants all production companies to play by the same rules. While Netflix’s Roma technically met the Academy criteria of having at least a one-week commercial release in Los Angeles County theatres, Spielberg seems to feel the company has cheated its way into awards season in some way. IndieWire theorizes that in addition to the limited release, it could be Netflix’s seemingly unlimited production and awards lobbying budgets that are rubbing the director the wrong way.

Others online acknowledged that while Spielberg’s arguments seem out of touch with how your average person is consuming content, he’s got a point about everyone playing by the rules.

Netflix responded to Spielberg’s argument indirectly on Twitter Sunday night with a post highlighting the accessibility issue in particular.