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'Inglourious Basterds' available via mobile phones, says Universal

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Dec 2009 20:40 User comments (8)

'Inglourious Basterds' available via mobile phones, says Universal Claiming a first, Universal has announced a mobile commerce campaign partnership with Adgregate Markets, meaning consumers can buy the Blu-ray or DVD of the blockbuster Inglourious Basterds via their mobile phones.
Using Adgregate's "ShopAds, consumers can view ads of the film, pre-order the film, or shop for the best price online.

“This innovative partnership with Adgregate Markets fits perfectly with Universal’s strategy of providing home entertainment consumers maximum flexibility and convenience when it comes to purchasing and viewing their favorite films,” says Universal Studios Home Entertainment president Craig Kornblau.

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8 user comments

112.12.2009 22:24

I guess I'm missing what the big deal is. Normally anyone with a web capable mobile phone can order any available DVD from Amazon, etc. What am I missing?

213.12.2009 3:08

Originally posted by H0bbes:
I guess I'm missing what the big deal is. Normally anyone with a web capable mobile phone can order any available DVD from Amazon, etc. What am I missing?
they are trying to figure out how to make you pay for it more than once ... haven forbid you transcode it yourself...

313.12.2009 12:55

Quote:
Originally posted by H0bbes:
I guess I'm missing what the big deal is. Normally anyone with a web capable mobile phone can order any available DVD from Amazon, etc. What am I missing?
they are trying to figure out how to make you pay for it more than once ... haven forbid you transcode it yourself...
It is for people too braindead to realize that a webphone can go to amazon.com

413.12.2009 13:33

Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
they are trying to figure out how to make you pay for it more than once ... haven forbid you transcode it yourself...
LOL...touché. You both hit the nail on the head I suppose. I just find it odd that they would offer a specific app/page or whatever for a single movie. It seems a little inefficient, even for Hollywood. I almost can't believe that they're THAT dumb...oh, wait. it's Hollywood. ;)

513.12.2009 14:11

That is so cheap. an app for viewing ads.
but apparently convenient for the oned who intend to purchase Blue-rays and don't even have PC.

613.12.2009 14:31

its not even for viewing the movie on your phone or dling it in mobile format, its JUST a app/web app that helps you buy dvds and blurays, its pretty much the most useless thing ever and i find its place on the front page questionable....

none the less, just use http://blackberryreadyvids.com/ (edit: they are all mp4 so they'll work on most new phones and on the psp, not just berrys)

...im such a little "basterd":)

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 13 Dec 2009 @ 14:33

714.12.2009 0:11

I think I a missing the point of this too. All this is, is another way to purchase goods.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 14 Dec 2009 @ 0:21

814.12.2009 1:05

I'm glad that cell phones can do this, it just shows how integrated we are with technology.

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