Why Movies Anywhere Might Be the Streaming Solution We’ve Been Waiting For

Finally, all of your movies in one place.

Back in the day, it was a point of pride for many of us to display our racks upon racks of DVD cases at home for every visitor to see. People damn near defined themselves by their collections: were you a rom-com person, a kung fu afficianado, an Italian neorealism buff? Were you the type to alphabetize or organize cases by color? I’d venture to bet that some new relationships were made or broken based on a quick perusal of a potential paramour’s DVD fare.

With the advent of streaming, DVD shelves disappeared. While creating a lot less waste and providing a much bigger selection at our fingertips, streaming also brought about the hassle of having to remember where the heck we purchased each film, and switching services and possibly even devices to watch them. No more walking over to the shelf and grabbing the case you wanted, which could be found exactly where you left it. A new service called Movies Anywhere aims to change that, claiming to let you “seamlessly store your favorite movies in one place so you can watch them when and where you want.”

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‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’: How Waiting Tables Can Make You a Better Director

Director Niki Caro shares her journey from New Zealand waiter to top Hollywood director.

In 2002, Niki Caro’s New Zealand-set indie hit Whale Rider, for which Keisha Castle-Hughes was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress, captured Hollywood’s attention. Since then, Caro has helmed North Country, McFarland, USA, the upcoming film The Zookeeper’s Wife with Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain, and the upcoming Callas, starring Noomi Rapace.

In this exclusive video interview, Caro describes how she got started, what she learned along the way, and her advice for young female directors. She urges filmmakers to continue to spark the conversation about the lack gender parity among directors in Hollywood.

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