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LG TVs add a Movies Anywhere app

Now that Ultraviolet is gone, Movies Anywhere has become the dominant "digital locker" that enables viewing of purchased movies across different devices and services. Now LG is the first TV manufacturer (it was previously available on platforms like Roku or F…

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You Can Stream These New-Release Movies at Home

Social distancing means a lot of us are spending significantly more time at home. If that’s not something you’re used to doing, then you might have started to run out of things to pass the time. Read more...

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Watch Classic Public-Domain Movies on This Netflix Clone

I love a good community effort, and give all the “ups” one can give to Metafilter user malevolent, who took the time to crawl through lists of public-domain movies and design a Netflix clone to present them all. Read more...

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How to watch movies with friends online

You can download extensions to help host movie nights with your friends online. Apps like Netflix Party and Metastream add a live text chat to your stream while Scener and TwoSeven let you video chat while watching a movie or TV show.

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Apple lets Amazon rent movies inside Prime Video's iPhone app

Apple's insistence on taking a 30 percent cut of most in-app purchases (and running those purchases through the App Store) has led to many media providers simply removing direct purchases altogether. Just ask anyone shopping for e-books at third-party stores.…

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Movies Anywhere's lending feature is now available for more users

Movies Anywhere is opening up access to Screen Pass, only a few weeks after the film lending feature launched in closed beta. Anyone can request an invite to try it as of today. Screen Pass was supposed to go into open beta in May, but Movies Anywhere has bro…

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Vudu's 'Lists' feature helps you organize your video collection

Vudu has just introduced a new lists feature that will finally let users organize their selection of movies and TV shows. Instead of just sorting them through release date or alphabetical order, you can now sift through your collection via customized categori…

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What's Coming to Prime Video in April 2020

April is just around the corner, and along with it will arrive dozens of new movies and television shows on Prime Video. Read more...

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Are Movies Getting Worse Because We Don't Have Warp Drive?

A lot of things are disrupting Hollywood, but not (actual) light-speed travel. Maybe it's time to rethink our priorities.

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What's Coming to HBO Now in April 2020

If you’re prepping your stay-at-home calendar with things to watch in April, HBO Now is adding a lot of new movies that will help you quickly fill it up. Read more...

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What's New on Netflix the Week of March 17, 2020

If social distancing has made you already blow through all the movies and television shows you had in your queue, Netflix is dropping a bunch of new stuff this week to help you build it back up again. Read more...

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Movies Anywhere to launch a movie-sharing feature called ‘Screen Pass’

Movies Anywhere, the digital locker service that lets you access your purchased movies from across services including iTunes, Vudu, Prime Video, YouTube, Xfinity, and others, is preparing to launch a new movie sharing option. According to a report from CNET, …

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HBO and AMC Are Offering Free Streams for Folks Stuck Inside

Coronavirus stay-at-home orders mean a lot of people are indoors watching movies and TV. Now some networks are giving their wares away for free.

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Popcorn Time Is Back to Help You Stream Movies and TV Shows

For those who are healthy-yet-stuck-inside due to the oronavirus restrictions, it’s sort of like the universe gave us an excuse to binge-watch our favorite movies and TV shows (or catch up on our gaming backlogs). Most of us will probably fire up one of the m…

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Fight Coronavirus Boredom With These Free Sling TV Shows and Movies

As we settle in for some solitude, Sling TV is opening up its library for anyone who needs free streaming TV shows or movies to pass the time. If you were looking for Netflix-like production value in Sling TV’s free offerings, you’re going to be disappointed.…

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Universal is releasing movies in theaters and at home on the same day

Movie studios have spent years considering releasing their films for home viewing at the same time they're in theaters, but have usually withdrawn those plans based on complaints by the theater chains. Now, with people staying home and theaters closing due to…

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TV and Movies to Watch While Stuck at Home—and How to Stream Them

Because of social distancing, you probably have a lot of time on your hands. Here's how to pass it.

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What's Coming to Netflix in April 2020

March has likely brought you a lot closer to your Netflix queue—so close, perhaps, that you’re starting to run out of things to watch. But a new month is on the horizon, and with it will come a ton of new movies and television shows on the platform. Read more…

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You Can Virtually Tour These 500+ Museums and Galleries From Your Couch

Social distancing means that we’re all spending a lot more time at home, canceling or rescheduling vacations, and probably not going out to things like movies and museums. Staying at home doesn’t mean you can’t experience a little travel, and maybe a little c…

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