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News of the World [message #93188] Mon, 22 February 2021 19:20 Go to next message
Mica is currently offline  Mica
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Baron
I paid $19.99 to watch this movie at home. I usually like Tom Hanks, and this was no different. It was slow at times but it was good. Anyone else seen it yet? I'd probably wait until it was cheaper to watch but it was good.
Re: News of the World [message #93193 is a reply to message #93188] Tue, 23 February 2021 09:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Rusty is currently offline  Rusty
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Why would it cost that much? That's kind of ridiculous. I wonder if it's from the blow to Hollywood's bottom line from the covid restrictions to theatrical releases. I know I could wait.
Re: News of the World [message #93196 is a reply to message #93188] Tue, 23 February 2021 11:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Acacia is currently offline  Acacia
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I haven't seen it yet but I guess it's worth watching with that much cost. I'm glad you find it good though. It makes me wonder what part of the movie caught your attention the most.
Re: News of the World [message #93203 is a reply to message #93188] Wed, 24 February 2021 06:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mica is currently offline  Mica
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Baron
Acacia - I'm a huge Tom Hanks fan. I like his funny stuff but also his serious roles too. This one was a serious one. I don't want to give too much away, but I loved the ending the best.

I'm sure it cost so much because it didn't come out in theaters around here (due to the pandemic). It was on Amazon Prime, YouTube or some other pay app.
Re: News of the World [message #93206 is a reply to message #93203] Wed, 24 February 2021 15:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Leot55 is currently offline  Leot55
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It's not just this movie release, ALL the movies have been around $20 to rent when they first come out since the pandemic hit. It's ridiculous! People complain about movie ticket prices, but the $20 fee is only worth it if you have a family and you're all going to watch the movie.
Re: News of the World [message #93207 is a reply to message #93188] Wed, 24 February 2021 22:27 Go to previous message
PinkHair is currently offline  PinkHair
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Wow, $20 is a lot to pay. I haven't seen the movie, but I'm glad you enjoyed it. I've heard that other movies are costing this much to rent when they first come out. I'm reminded of Trolls: World Tour, an animated movie that came out last year. It was released on streaming services due to the pandemic, and did really well because families were willing to pay quite a bit more because of quarantine.
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