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Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Defends ‘Cuties,’ Asks Why We’re All in favour of ‘Censoring Storytelling’ in 2020

Lower than one week after a Texas plentiful jury indicted Netflix over its distribution of the controversial coming-of-age movie Cuties, the firm’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos has hit lend a hand at what he calls a dialogue of “censoring storytelling.”The movie, a characteristic debut from Maïmouna Doucouré, follows an 11-year-venerable Senegalese immigrant, Amy, as she attends her new college and befriends a dance neighborhood known as the “Cuties.” As her family life turns into more anxious, Amy begins to coach the neighborhood racier and racier moves—all of which are at odds at the side of her frail upbringing. Netflix first promoted the movie with a image of the girls in their dance uniforms—person that, out of context, would no longer issue the movie’s investment in deconstructing and interr...