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Amazon To Release Original Films In Cinemas And Stream Them Weeks Later

Amazon is to start making films for cinemas before releasing them on its own streaming service just weeks later, as it steps up a content war with rival Netflix. The U.S. retail giant is planning to make and release 12 movies a year onto the big screen, with Amazon Prime Instant Video customers able to watch them online just four to eight weeks later. Currently, major films are available on streaming services around 39 to 52 weeks after they have been released in cinemas.

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