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Blue Glow: First evening with the Netflix Roku box

Roku box screenOver on my film & tech blog, Blue Glow, I posted my first impressions of the Netflix Roku box, which allows you to watch movies as streaming video directly to your television. Boxes like these will play a large part in how we watch movies in the coming years. Indie filmmakers would do well to pay attention to which ones are the most popular and how the rights-holders get paid. Given that only 10% of Netflix's DVD catalog are available on the Roku box, there's plenty of room for indies to be seen alongside the other content -- and competing with old episodes of Kojak should be somewhat easier than trying to be discovered opposite the latest Pixar release.

Read Blue Glow: First evening with the Netflix Roku box.

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