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Miramax Signs On for Netflix U.K. Launch

Miramax will distribute its movies, like “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction,” in the U.K. via Netflix when the streaming service opens up there next year. Netflix has also recently announced U.K. content deals with Lionsgate Entertainment and MGM. Miramax, which spun out from Disney a year ago, has signed Netflix distribution pacts for the U.S. and Latin America, as well.


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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