Popcornflix Tops 1,000 Movies, Bows Horror Website12 Dec, 2013 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Popcornflix, the ad-supported streaming movie channel from Screen Media Ventures, Dec. 12 said it has surpassed 1,000 titles in its content portfolio. Genres include action/thriller, comedy, family/kids, drama, horror, Bollywood and documentaries.
Popcornflix, which is available on the Web, Roku, Xbox, and all Android and iOS devices in the United States and Canada, said new titles available to stream include the late Paul Walker and Penelope Cruz in Noel; Kristin Stewart in Cake Eaters; Ryan Reynolds in School of Life; Blake Lively, Keanu Reeves and Robin Wright in Private Lives of Pippa Lee; Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum and Woody Harrelson in Battle in Seattle; Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Connie Britton in Women in Trouble; Paul Rudd in 2 Days; and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Sherrybaby.
All titles have been previously released on DVD and/or Blu-ray Disc.
Separately, Screen Media said its transactional VOD horror channel, Frightpix, is now available on the Web at www.frightpix.com. The channel, which includes about 300 titles, with another 50 movies added monthly, was previously available only as an app on Xbox, Roku, Android and iOS platforms.
With the addition of Frightpix.com, viewers can now watch catalog horror movies on the Web, including the “Howling” series; Black Circle Boys with Donnie Wahlberg; The Attic, featuring Elizabeth Moss and Catherine Mary Stewart; Devil in the Flesh with Rose McGowan; and Sharon Stone in Wes Craven’s Deadly Blessing, among others.
“By expanding Frightpix to the Web, we’re giving horror fans a key access point for movie viewing,” said Gary Delfiner, president of Screen Media Digital.