Walmart launches a free streaming service, Vudu Movies on Us

Walmart launches a free streaming service, Vudu Movies on Us
Who’s copying Amazon? Everyone! But especially Walmart. Speaking of which, the retailer giant announced today the launch of its own video streaming service, called Vudu Movies on Us. The service at launch will include thousands of titles, which will be available in HD and can be streamed for free. To generate revenue, Vudu Movies on Us will be ad-supported. While Amazon’s Prime Video is a perk that comes with an Amazon Prime membership, then offers a variety of commercial-free movies and T…
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 Here’s another source that explains more about this new and exciting movie service from Wal-mart:

Walmart is now letting you stream a bunch of movies for free — with ads
Jennifer Lawrence’s breakout movie, “Winter’s Bone,” is free. Juan Naharro Gimenez/ Getty Images Walmart’s Vudu streaming service, which lets you rent and buy movies on-demand, has launched a free section that’s entirely supported by advertising. Walmart has dubbed the section “Vudu Movies on Us,” and it presents a no-cost alternative to heavyweights like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. Though there are streaming services that offer totally free content, it’s usually shows or short-form …
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Maybe the new Batman movie will be able to be viewed on this new service. We’ll have to wait and see, but wouldn’t it be great for independant and standalone films like this one:

J.K. Simmons ‘Excited’ for Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Movie
If you’re excited to see Ben Affleck’s standalone Batman film, you’re not the only one. J.K. Simmons, fresh from co-starring with Affleck in The Accountant, told Yahoo Movies that he’s also looking forward to it. “I’m really excited to be working with Ben and, in the future, to be working with Ben on both sides of the camera,” Simmons noted. “He is such a, you know, not just a great actor, but a moviemaker. And he knows, certainly much more than I do, I mean, we’ve had this co…
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No matter what your movie tastes are I’m sure you’ll agree this type of movie offering is a great way to catch up on movies you haven’t seen yet or might not have gotten a chance to see because the cost was prohibitive. I personally would like to see more such free movie services. What about you?

Movies: Silk Screen Film Festival offers the best of Asian culture

In movie news I would be remiss to not discuss the Silk Screen Festival. If you want a chance to get your Asian on, this is the event. Way cool if you ask me.
Movies: Silk Screen Film Festival offers the best of Asian culture

Five directors team up for a series of affecting stories from varying perspectives of a dystopian future in Hong Kong in the film “10 Years,” part of the
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But if you are looking for something a little closer to home, maybe Movies at the Mill is more to your liking. In it’s 8th year this event is sure to be a crown pleaser.
Hollywood meets Easton for ‘Movies at the Mill’

Hollywood meets Easton this month for the 8th annual film festival “Movies at the Mill.” The event will be held at the State Theatre in downtown Easton
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Want to know how much money it takes to make a movie? Well, the answer is, it depends. Here’s a look at a filmaker who can do this for around $200. Pretty cool, huh? I mean, it won’t be Die Hard, but in terms of getting your name out there or your message told it is doable. Nice!
In Uganda, a filmmaker makes gripping $200 action flicks
In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, actor Francis Kagoro pulls a face for the camera while showing posters of previous movies, at the
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