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Netflix Adds Miramax Movies

Netflix has finalized a previously reported deal to bring “several hundred” old Miramax movies like “Pulp Fiction” to the rental service.  The deal is non-exclusive and doesn’t cover new titles, since the holding company that owns Miramax hasn’t made any movies since it bought the library from Disney last year. The Wall Street Journal originally pegged the deal’s value at $100 million over five years.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus