Launching today (February 27th 2018) FilmStruck is a new premium movie streaming service expertly curated by film lovers for film lovers.
FilmStruck offers a broad and diverse collection of cinema’s most iconic and ground-breaking films, from genres such as mainstream, cult, independent, art house, classic and documentary film as well as the best of British and foreign cinema. The service draws primarily on the extensive Warner Bros. library and the Criterion Collection, as well as other global and local content partners.
The UK is the joint venture’s initial launch market in what is planned as a multi-market roll out over the next two years. The service will launch in the UK first as FilmStruck Curzon, in collaboration with the iconic independent cinema brand
For film aficionados and enthusiasts alike, FilmStruck’s on demand service features a highly accessible and regularly refreshed selection of critically acclaimed films from across the decades, unlocking the stories that captivated audiences upon their release and which continue to resonate today. The service has a carefully curated Themed area, selected by film experts, to optimise discover-ability and introduce ‘new’ titles to curious audiences.
AVAILABLE TO WATCH ANYTIME AND ANYWHERE
FilmStruck will add new content each month allowing subscribers to instantly stream legendary releases as varied as Christian Bale’s explosive American Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock’s all-time classic North by Northwest, or the cult phenomenon Little Shop of Horrors. Subscribers will discover powerful performances and celebrated movies from the rich libraries of International content partners Warner Bros. (Magnolia (1999); Mystic River (2003); My Own Private Idaho (1991) and The Criterion Collection; Diabolique (1996), Tampopo (1985); Black Orpheus (1959). They will also find era-defining titles supplied by UK Content partners Curzon Artificial Eye Library; Archipelego (2010); Wuthering Heights (2011) Funny Games (2009), Park Circus (Richard III (1955) and Kew
Media Group; Lady Vengeance (2005).
IN THE THEMED AREA, OUR FILM EXPERTS HAVE CURATED DISCERNING
COLLECTIONS OF FILMS TO ALLOW SUBSCRIBERS TO EXPLORE AND DISCOVER ‘NEW’
The Criterion Collection theme will feature, Criterion Editions and Criterion mini-documentaries and the specially branded Curzon area, curated in collaboration with Curzon Cinema, including access to titles from the Curzon Artificial Eye film library.
Other Themes include past BAFTA & Oscar ® winners, Directors collections such as Ingmar Bergman plus Rock Stars on Film, Cult Picks of the Month and popular genres such as Film Noir, Sci-Fi and Horror to name just a few. Film fans can also deepen their cinematic knowledge by accessing FilmStruck’s exclusive bonus material which includes; cast interviews, hosted intros and original artwork. There’s something for everyone.
PLATFORMS AT LAUNCH WILL INCLUDE AMAZON FIRE TV, WEB, IOS AND ANDROID DEVICES, AS WELL AS APPLE TV, WITH MORE DEVICES TO BE ADDED. USERS CAN SIGN UP AT WWW.FILMSTRUCK.COM TO EXPLORE THE NEW SERVICE WITH AN INTRODUCTORY 14 DAY FREE TRIAL
SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN TWO TIERS:
MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION – £5.99 PER MONTH
ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION – £59.00 PER YEAR – RECEIVE 2 MONTHS FREE
Filmstruck’s UK service is the first in what is planned as a multi-market international roll out. Additional territories are planned to follow later this year with film catalogues localised for each country.