Epix Joins Amazon in Offering Offline Playback

Epix offline playback

Just recently we learned that Epix would not be renewing their content deal with Netflix and would instead be heading to Hulu. But that’s not the only big change for the entertainment network.

Epix has just announced that subscribers will now have the ability to take advantage of offline playback, allowing users to download any of the movies in the Epix library for playback without needing to be connected to the internet. Read More »


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Netflix Loses Epix to Hulu

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There’s already more stuff to watch on Netflix than you’ll be able to get through in a lifetime, but even so this news is bound to come as a disappointment to subscribers. Netflix has decided not to renew its deal with Epix, meaning films like The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, World War Z, and Transformers: Age of Extinction will disappear from the streaming service at the end of September.

On the flip side, this is great news for Hulu users. Now that Epix and Netflix have broken up, Epix will take up with Hulu starting October 1, bringing along titles like Star Trek Into Darkness, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Read about the Netflix Epix Hulu deals after the jump.  Read More »

Streaming content is all the rage this days and there’s plenty of tasty news about it today. After the jump read about the following:

  • Troma Entertainment has about 150 of their repertory films available on YouTube, for free – including Cannibal The Musical (above).
  • EPIX has partnered with Amazon to allow 3000 new movies to stream on their service.
  • The EPIX/Amazon deal has already changed the value of Netflix‘s stock.
  • Hulu is not available on Apple TV in Japan.
  • BBC iPlayer now allows for mobile downloads of BBC content – to users in the UK.

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