Semi-Pro available for rent on day one!!!

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Michael CM1, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. macrumors 603

    Feb 4, 2008
    Yahoo! Maybe some of the studios are realizing that retailers like Wal-Mart shouldn't tell us how we can buy and rent stuff. I still like to purchase movies that I want to keep on DVD and Blu-ray, but Apple TV is the bomb for rentals, especially in HD. The only drawback is it takes a few hours to download an HD movie, but I can deal with it.

    Anybody else jazzed that maybe this is a trend and not an anomaly?
  2. macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2008
    Apple has recently signed a new deal with the major studios that allow the release on itunes the same day as the movie is released on DVD. In the past there was a 30 day window against DVD.
  3. macrumors 68020


    Nov 18, 2007
    @adrianseto true they signed a deal but that was to sell Movies on a same day DVD release not rent that is still 30 days (Anyone feel free to correct me as I can be wrong (Only human LoL)')
  4. macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2008
    but i noticed semipro is availbale for rent on ATV now... or has it been up there for sale first for 30 days?

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