September 12, 2019
Home entertainment distributor Magnolia Pictures Sept. 12 announced it is now offering its digital streaming service, Magnolia Selects, and three genre-specific viewing channels on pay-TV operator Dish Network. Magnolia Selects offers critically-acclaimed libraries of independent movies.
Magnolia Pictures’ standalone channels, including “Warriors & Gangsters,” “DOX” and “Monsters & Nightmares,” provide a curated collection of movies and TV series highlighting the best in action, documentaries and horror for those with an appetite for genre-specific offerings.
Showcasing top indie and award-winning filmmakers, Hollywood’s biggest stars and more for diverse film viewing audiences, Magnolia Selects is available for $4.99 per month and each channel (“Warriors & Gangsters,” “DOX” and “Monsters & Nightmares”) will be available for $2.99 per month via Dish’s On Demand Subscriptions and the Dish Anywhere app.
Magnolia Selects is also available via Dish’s online TV platform Sling TV, Aamazon Prime Video Channels and Roku, and for download through iOS and Android.
“With Magnolia Selects’ latest expansion on Dish, our films have the ability to reach new audiences on more platforms than ever before,” Eamonn Bowles, president of Magnolia, said in a statement.
Magnolia Selects films, include Lars von Trier’s drama, Melancholia, starring Golden Globe nominee Kirsten Dunst and Golden Globe winner Alexander Skarsgård; World’s Fastest Indian, the inspiring true story from director Roger Donaldson, starring Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins; the fan-favorite comedy, Goon, starring Seann William Scott; Christopher Coppola’s 1993 crime drama, Deadfall and Magic of Belle Isle, starring Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
The latest titles added to the collection of films include Alive and Kicking, a high-spirited look inside the resurgence of the international swing dance community; Great Buck Howard, starring Academy Award nominee John Malkovich; Boarding Gate, from French filmmaker Olivier Assayas and Red, the riveting drama starring Golden Globe nominee Brian Cox.
Curated from Magnolia Pictures’ film library, each standalone channel caters to the specific viewing needs of audiences.
Fans can immerse themselves in the “Warriors & Gangsters” channel, featuring a collection of adrenaline-pumping, fist-pounding, bone-breaking excitement and thrills with films including the Ong Bak trilogy, 13 Assassins, Centurion, Black Death, Hammer of the Gods and Skin Trade.
The “Monsters & Nightmares” channel highlights the best horror, thriller, sci-fi and nightmare inducing movies, such as All Good Things, Let the Right One In, Tucker & Dale vs Evil, Shrooms, V/H/S Viral, Grand Piano, Honeymoon and Rubber, while “DOX” showcases exceptional documentaries and docuseries from some of the most renowned filmmakers around the world, including Enron: The Smartest Guys in The Room, Food Inc., Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Man on Wire, Muscle Shoals, Cocaine Cowboys, Fracknation and No Place on Earth.