The march of the majors into the dark and dangerous online world continues, where CinemaNow announced it will offer films and TV shows from the Fox Entertainment Group. Starting today, you'll be able to take your pick of "a wide selection" of downloadable 20th Century Fox movies, according to a statement from News Corp., the Rupert Murdoch-controlled conglomerate which owns a large part of the world, including everything with the name "Fox" on it. Then in July, Fox TV shows such as 24 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer will be available for download from CinemaNow. Well, it's a start.
The great diaspora online would make a whole lot more sense if all these companies would go nuts and offer HDTV versions of their content and distribute it all via BitTorrent. We would be willing to pay for that, we promise.
CinemaNow to offer Fox films, TV shows [Reuters]