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Lovefilm's Universal Deal Gives Members Early Access

The multi-year deal will allow the Amazon-owned company to make films such as Senna and Kick-Ass exclusively available to stream during what is known as the second pay window. The second pay window means those using Lovefilm Instant, the service’s streaming offering, will be able to see a film around six months after it has been released to Sky Movies (which has a lock on most pay-TV movie rights) after the cinema run has finished. The deal is a coup for Lovefilm as it goes head to head with Netflix, its U.S. rival, which launched its on-demand movie subscription service in the UK at the start of this year.

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