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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week – 01/26/15

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. ‘Interstellar‘ tops the chart this week, followed by ‘American Sniper.’ ‘Taken 3‘ completes the top three. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak
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Now the FBI is investigating whether North Korea leaked Annie

Now the FBI is getting involved, joining private cybersecurity firms and other law enforcement to find out who would dare to cross both the producers of Annie and whatever power metal band from whom they stole that totally extreme red skeleton design. Sony’s best guess at the moment is North Korea, which the studio claims hacked its computers in retaliation for making The Interview in a scenario that sounds like marketers making cyber-lemonade but might have some sort of basis in reality. (Perhaps tellingly, The Interview was not among the movies stolen from Sony’s servers—the seemingly random list includes Fury, Annie, Mr. Turner, Still Alice, and To Write Love On Her Arms.) – Katie Rife,The A.V. Club  
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Several Sony Films Leak Online After Hack Attack

Annie and Fury are among the pirated Sony titles that have seen a surge in downloads since the Monday hack by a group calling itself Guardians of Peace, according to TorrentFreak. The hack disabled Sony’s email and additional electronic systems, with some of the company’s employees regaining use of their email accounts on Saturday. Following the leak, Fury, which is still in theaters after opening Oct. 17, had become the second-most downloaded film on file-sharing site Pirate Bay. – Ryan Gajewski,The Hollywood Reporter

Preview – Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content

Netflix has said it believes new and exclusive movies will help it build on its base of 50 million global customers. The company will release its latest subscriber numbers in its quarterly report on Wednesday, when it is expected to face questions about the original movie strategy. […] If it can convince more stars and directors to accept straight-to-streaming deals, Netflix could shake up movies as it did television. […] With more original movie deals in the works for Netflix, Hollywood directors told Reuters they are weighing the pros and cons.

David Ayer, director of the coming World War II drama “Fury” starring Brad Pitt, said he “absolutely” could be lured by an online distributor for a future project. “The screens we watch on are becoming handheld (and) portable,” he said. “It’s the future of the business.” – Lisa Richwine & Piya Sinha-Roy,Reuters

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