Google & Amazon offer early viewings of box office flicks

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Google & Amazon offer early viewings of box office flicks.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/03/u1soV6.jpg[/newsimage]Theater chains rallied last year against premium video-on-demand -- movies offered as high-priced home rentals mere weeks after debuting on the silver screen -- arguing that the shortened time span would hurt their bottom lines. Amazon and Google have decided to ignore those criticisms, adding one unreleased film each to their respective online storefronts this month.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/google-amazon-offer-early-viewings-of-box-office-flicks-60361/](http://www.myce.com/news/google-amazon-offer-early-viewings-of-box-office-flicks-60361/)


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#2

“The Hunter” did already have a theatrical run in Australia (its home country), but yes, it’s nice to see it as an affordable VOD option before it hits North American theaters.


#3

lol… they’re using titles that won’t make any money in theatres… I don’t think it counts.


#4

[QUOTE=Zod;2627190]lol… they’re using titles that won’t make any money in theatres… I don’t think it counts.[/QUOTE]

It doesn’t count and yet they expect us to pay for content that isn’t quality both in terms of the story plot, bad acting, etc. LOL.