New Movies Could be Available On-demand, for a Price

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Hennesy130

This would be an incredible service are you kidding me!?!? Lets take this into effect, when was the last time you went to the movies by yourself, for the most part NEVER! You always go with someone. So lets start the list of the items you dont have to purchase just to go to the movies for an average person.

gas lets say $3, popcorn $4 - $9 (depending on size), soda $4.25 (they always get you with that stupid quarter), candy $4, 3D glasses (if applicable) $3.50ea, and last but not least the tickets witch for me are about $10.50ea.

So with those things just for two people to say go on a date yeah, your gonna have to by all those things its inevitable! What are you gonna tell her no!?  Not gonna happen, but any way grand total for two people in my area about $36 bucks and thats not even 3D!!!!!! In short hell yeah im gonna pay $20 if i can watch it from my couch. Hell you could even have the hole family watch a movie for just over the price of 2 tickets.

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Stockislander

Lately, I could care less about buying the latest game or seeing the newest movie. If it's any good, it will still be good a year from now and cost next to nothing. The hardest part is avoiding spoilers....

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stradric

I've always said that I would gladly pay $20 or $30 for a move that is currently in the theaters as long as it's Hi-Def.  Not having to deal with the crowds, the annoying people in the theater, dirty seats and sticky floors and expensive prices is easily worth that much money for me.  I don't know where you guys are going to theaters, but I pay $9 / ticket typically.

I far prefer my couch, my TV, my surround sound and the ability to pause and go to the bathroom or get a drink or a snack.  The movie theater does not have the allure that it used to.  I can't remember the last time when I went to the theater and had a completely enjoyable experience. 

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dracoress

Only if the price was around the same cost of a regular movie with 2 or 3 bucks added for the conveinience. 

Being a family man with less and less opportunities to go to the movies and see the movies I want to see,  because my spouse hates Sci-fi / Fantasy / actiony movies, this would be a great oportunity for me to see movies in the first run.

 20 or 30 bucks?  Really...are you kidding me?  I don't buy movies unless they are under 20 bucks so there is no way I will pay that much to watch it once!

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mls067

yeah, not for that kind of cash. They really think people are made out of money.

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aviaggio

"Is this a service you'd be interested in?"

Nope. 

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kjrviking

As long as the VoD movies are 20-30 bucks a pop, i cannot make myself do that if i could go to the theater and see the same movie for 6.50 or just a bit more if im with a girl, but even then it is still less than a VoD movie, even if it is new and yet to be on DVD/BluRay.

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kjrviking

As long as the VoD movies are 20-30 bucks a pop, i cannot make myself do that if i could go to the theater and see the same movie for 6.50 or just a bit more if im with a girl, but even then it is still less than a VoD movie, even if it is new and yet to be on DVD/BluRay.

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Member2600

... I'm sure the movie industry will start blaming low sales on piracy. 

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dread_ire

It just might be worth 20 bucks or so for some folks, because for some families a night to the movies can be several times that.  Figure a family of 4 with tickets, popcorn, pop, etc.  Or if it was just a night out for the parents, add in babysitting.  This just might be the ticket, pardon the pun.  It sucks about the SOC, so that is a downside, especially for people with older digital boxes, like me, who don't have digital outputs at all.

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lunchbox73

Good point. If more than a couple of people are watching it would be worth that kind of dough unless you enjoy the whole theatre experience. Which I don't. Hate it.

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Danthrax66

I'd rather torrent it.

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k11k

We will now get better rip instead of the cam.

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