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Old 02-24-2019, 12:26 AM
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In addition to getting new releases much sooner on Kscape, there are quite a few really good movies that I deliberately buy on both BluRay and Kscape.

I guess old habits die hard.
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In addition to getting new releases much sooner on Kscape, there are quite a few really good movies that I deliberately buy on both BluRay and Kscape.

I guess old habits die hard.
I hear you, I was the same way, always pre-ordering Blu-ray to get them as soon as possible. These days I don't even look at what is coming out on Amazon, I am delighted and surprised by a good movie that pops up on Netflix or Amazon Prime streaming without having to pay for it. I'm in no rush!
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Does Netflix release their content on physical media? They will spend $15Bn on content this year, the old Hollywood model is getting disrupted.

I buy 4K when it matters because I don’t have the bandwidth to stream it.
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I hear you, I was the same way, always pre-ordering Blu-ray to get them as soon as possible. These days I don't even look at what is coming out on Amazon, I am delighted and surprised by a good movie that pops up on Netflix or Amazon Prime streaming without having to pay for it. I'm in no rush!
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I still want the physical media. Streaming can't touch the quality of video and Dolby Atmos on a 4K disk. I may not re-watch many of the disks I have, but my theater is a popular attraction at family holiday gatherings. I also occasionally host a group of friends to watch a movie.
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Does Netflix release their content on physical media? They will spend $15Bn on content this year, the old Hollywood model is getting disrupted.

I buy 4K when it matters because I don’t have the bandwidth to stream it.
They still offer the Physical media service as far as I know. I’ve used it for quite some time in the past as well, for those movies that I clearly had no intention of buying. I doubt it is a significant part of their business these days but very convenient for those who lack bandwidth or prefer the physical media for their blu-ray players. Pick a movie, two or three, pull them out of your mailbox, watch and pop them back in the mailbox. Once returned the next batch in your que gets shipped.

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I still want the physical media. Streaming can't touch the quality of video and Dolby Atmos on a 4K disk. <snip>
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They still offer the Physical media service as far as I know. I’ve used it for quite some time in the past as well, for those movies that I clearly had no intention of buying. I doubt it is a significant part of their business these days but very convenient for those who lack bandwidth or prefer the physical media for their blu-ray players. Pick a movie, two or three, pull them out of your mailbox, watch and pop them back in the mailbox. Once returned the next batch in your que gets shipped.
With a good player, physical media still has advantages over streaming - for example, more functionality built-in to fine tune the playback.

This may vary by location, but a good source of blu-ray (not 4K yet, at least for me): Your local library.
Our library gets the latest releases, has a great app to get in the queue and receive an availability notification, etc, etc. Plus you may find movies you would not have typically seen.

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