Service to replicate editorial line of channel
Film4oD, which was unveiled on Monday, has more than 500 films available to rent online ranging from £0.50p (80 cents) to £3.99 ($6.41). Titles include “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Shutter Island” and Film4-backed fare like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Four Lions.”
Many titles will be available the same day as their DVD release in Blighty and rentals will allow for unlimited playback within 48 hours of purchase.
The service will closely replicate the editorial tone and content of the Film4 channel and will also amplify the seasons broadcast on Channel 4 such as sci-fi, comedy and, more recently, November’s upcoming season of crime movies, dubbed “Partners in Crime.”