Netflix Nearing $100 Million Deal With Miramax

Executives at Netflix have been working hard in the past few weeks. First, they spent an insane amount of money to get into the original programming business then Starz and Showtime renegotiated their deals with the online movie provider cutting back the availability of their products. Now, it appears they’re close to signing a $100 million deal with Miramax that would give Netflix users access to their eclectic 700 plus title catalog which includes Pulp Fiction, The English Patient, Clerks, Swingers, Good Will Hunting and many more. Read about the collaboration after the break. Read More »

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One of our favorite films at Sundance 2007 was Eagle vs. Shark (a film I tell people is Little Miss Sunshine meets Napoleon Dynamite). Well it looks like Eagle vs. Shark loves us back.

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