Monday, 31 October 2011

LOVEFiLM Price Reduction - There has never been a better time to join

Affiliates should be aware of some great news, LOVEFiLM has reduced the price of our top package to help you increase your traffic conversion. Please use the following copy when you talk about our service in the run up to Christmas:

LOVEFiLM - Never a better time to join

There has never been a better time to join LOVEFiLM. LOVEFiLM is all about great value entertainment from the comfort of your own home and the most popular package with access to Unlimited film has just been reduced by nearly 25% from £13.27 to £9.99 per month. Join today and you can get a FREE trial before Christmas!

The new £9.99 package gives you Unlimited films to rent with 2 discs at home and Unlimited access to the LOVEFiLM Instant service. The Instant service has been a huge success for LOVEFiLM and means you can watch unlimited movies on PS3TM, Internet TV and now the iPadR. How many times do you find there is nothing worth watching on the TV? With LOVEFiLM’s Instant service, they will recommend a handful of titles from the moment you switch it on, or you can pick whichever film you want and simply click Play, Pause and Rewind – it’s like TV tailored to you.

Enjoy cosy nights in this winter with films like RED, Mr Nice and The Ghost with Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor to watch instantly. Some films for all ages are about to be released on DVD and Blu-Ray including X-Men: First Class, Kung Fu Panda 2 and The Hangover Part 2. There has never been a better time to join LOVEFiLM, start your FREE trial today.

Plus you may have seen the announcement from Xbox recently. The LOVEFiLM Instant service is about to be launched on Xbox. If you have an Xbox at home, sign up to LOVEFiLM now so that you don’t have to wait when the service is launched ahead of Christmas.

Monday, 24 October 2011

Stream scary Horror for Halloween at LOVEFiLM

Halloween approaches on October 31st and we, like many, love a good horror film. We actually have some great ones available to stream as part of your package at LOVEFiLM, so you can have a real movie marathon all night.

The full list of titles can be found here, but highlights include:

The Exorcist - The Version You've Never Seen
With a remastered soundtrack including new sound effects and new music along with never-before-seen restored footage, THE EXORCIST: THE VERSION YOU'VE NEVER SEEN pays tribute to this terrifying film, originally released on Christmas Day in 1973.

The Twilight Saga - Eclipse
As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger

Dead Snow (a personal favourite)
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of teenagers, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

The silent horror classic made on location in the Baltics in the 1920s.

Trick 'R Treat
Prolific director Bryan Singer takes a turn towards horror as the producer of this Halloween shocker directed by X2 and SUPERMAN RETURNS screenwriter Mike Dougherty

Evil Dead 2 - Dead by Dawn
This high-octane semi-sequel to Sam Raimi's cult hit The Evil Dead has nearly eclipsed its predecessor's reputation thanks to an endless barrage of hyperkinetic camera acrobatics, rapid-fire editing and splatstick gore effects

Devil's Playground
London: The not too distant future. N-Gen Industries, a leading pharmaceutical company, is trying to placate a media uproar. It's new "legal performance enhancer", RAK-295, has met with spectacular failure during testing, causing severe physical and allergic reactions in all 30,000 of its test subjects baring one...

Monday, 10 October 2011

LOVEFiLM Player Debuts on the iPad

Full press release can be found here

LOVEFiLM is proud to announce the LOVEFiLM App is now available on the iPad. The App allows users to instantly watch, pause, fast-forward and rewind their movie stream, view trailers and add to their DVD rental list on the go.

Subscribers can instantly watch titles from leading and independent studios such as Colin Firth’s A Single Man, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the critically acclaimed drama The Wrestler, and access exclusive movies such as the global phenomenon The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and RED starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren.

Since the original press release the app hit number 1 on the iPad App chart for a week, and I have to say it looks amazing.


For the full press release head here, but a summary of the announcement:

Microsoft and LOVEFiLM have today announced a partnership that will make LOVEFiLM part of the next generation of TV entertainment, bringing the service to millions of Xbox 360 users across the UK and Germany.

The agreement between the two leading home entertainment companies sees LOVEFiLM become an official Xbox LIVE integrated film service provider and is the next step in LOVEFiLM’s strategy for multi-platform delivery – offering streaming on the LOVEFiLM Player, through the PC, iPad®, in-home connected living room devices, PlayStation®3 and, now Xbox 360.

UK and German LOVEFiLM members will be able to instantly stream thousands of titles from major studios and independents, in addition to the rental by post service. Exclusive content available to stream includes the global phenomenon The Twilight Saga, Unknown, starring Liam Neeson and thriller Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal – to name a few.

With Kinect for Xbox 360, user interaction will be made more personal and intuitive, with the ability to effortlessly control the LOVEFiLM Player App through motion, gestures and voice commands. This interactivity will revolutionise the way film fans manage their movie selection and engage with LOVEFiLM.