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Old 11-11-16, 09:15 AM
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Just signed up, works great on the fire srick. Must have sampled 10 diff movies.
Gonna be a lot of fun using this service.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

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Just signed up, works great on the fire srick. Must have sampled 10 diff movies.
Gonna be a lot of fun using this service.
How was the sound quality? Do you get 5.1 or are they all 2.0?
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

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How was the sound quality? Do you get 5.1 or are they all 2.0?
I honestly didn't notice if it was 5.1, most of the stuff was of the older kind, although Black Stallion from 1979 sounded great.

Picture quality was terrific.

Will check a few more for sound and report back.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
How was the sound quality? Do you get 5.1 or are they all 2.0?
I don't think they are 5.1, I sampled a bunch, they all seem to be coming in as 2.0
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

btw, I've checked out:
Blood Simple (great features, greta movie)
A Room with a View, looks great
Black beauty, looked and sounded great
M, also looks great for a 1931 film
Solatine, another great transfer from 1994

love this service
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Does Alicia Malone make a lot of appearances?
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Does Alicia Malone make a lot of appearances?
I dont watch the intros much, but caught her once
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Caught the whole town's talking, picture looked great.

Also, watching across a 110th street, interesting 70s crime flick with Anthony quinn
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Does Alicia Malone make a lot of appearances?

I had to Google her. Hmmmm.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
I had to Google her. Hmmmm.
Did you hear her voice/accent? Adds to the hotness.
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Originally Posted by Mondo Kane
Did you hear her voice/accent? Adds to the hotness.
I did not. I shall.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Just got an email from Filmstruck and they say that it's available on Apple TV. It also says it will be available for the PS4 in 2017.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
Just got an email from Filmstruck and they say that it's available on Apple TV. It also says it will be available for the PS4 in 2017.

I used it on my Apple TV last night and watched Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Really nice app and great movie.
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How's this going so far for those that have it? I'm still waiting on the PS4 APP before I jump on it.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

The selection of stuff is magnificent, but the interface is terrible. It won't save my place but I'm part of the way through A movie, and I need to skip forward and back skip buttons. The scrubbing is a horrible way to have to move or were you wanting. They have said they are going to support Roku in May. Hopefully that will be better. I'm going to have to get a Roku. They said that they have no plans to support my smart TV or or Sony Blu-ray player, although right now they are compatible with Chromecast. They still need to get their shit together, and soon. Otherwise, the subscription may not have been worth it.
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I use it through the apple tv app and it saves my place.
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I have to be honest, I haven't been using it much.. I will see if I start reaching for it over the next few months.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

How's the title selection? Is it still mostly Criterion? Or have they added more TCM-style movies?
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

I saw that it is still not available on the PS4 until mid-2017, so I will wait.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Originally Posted by LorenzoL
Good news for those in the US. Bad news for me. Another service that will be US only and I will lose access to the Criterion content over Hulu.

I read in the Criterion news release that their content will be on Hulu until November of this year.
I don't know if you've noticed, but Hollywood Suite is now playing (and making available through OnDemand) CC films.

Looks like about 16, so far. http://hollywoodsuite.ca/januscriterion/

Actually, they're not all available, at the moment.

Better than nothing, I suppose.
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The Roku app, is finally available!
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Hopefully PS4 is next.
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I said fuck it and signed up for the $99 a year deal, with the 14 day-trial. I do have a Amazon Fire, so let's see what I can stream on.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Originally Posted by andicus
I don't know if you've noticed, but Hollywood Suite is now playing (and making available through OnDemand) CC films.

Looks like about 16, so far. http://hollywoodsuite.ca/januscriterion/

Actually, they're not all available, at the moment.

Better than nothing, I suppose.
Thank you for the info! Unfortunately, I don't subscribe to those channels and wish Criterion bring their service here or let other streamers license their library too.
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Re: TCM and Criterion to Offer Streaming Service, FilmStruck

Just noticed that they now have a "student" option -- if you're enrolled in school you can get Filmstruck for $39.95 every six months. You basically get charged twice a year and save $20 if you do the year plan.


https://www.filmstruck.com/student

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