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TWO MOVIES RELEASED ONLINE BEFORE THEATER DEBUTS

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Theater owners have yet to react to a report that both Amazon and Google are currently offering Magnolia Pictures’ The Hunter for streaming, ahead of its theatrical release on April 6. The report appeared Friday on Home Media magazine’s website, which also reported that Google is currently offering Lionsgate’s Dark Tide, which doesn’t hit theaters […]

MARK CUBAN: INDIE CABLE NETS BEING SQUEEZED OUT BY CONGLOMS

December 1, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Increasing demands by the broadcast networks for “retransmission consent” compensation are making things ever more difficult for independent channels to land cable outlets, according to Mark Cuban, who owns HDNet — the home of Dan Rather Reports — and HDNet Movies. Cuban, in an interview with TheWrap.com, noted that the major media conglomerates have traditionally […]