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PictureBox films on Virgin Media freeview for August

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3y, 10m agoFound 3 years, 10 months ago
Got a pop up on my virgin box yesterday.
Around 60 films, with new ones every week.
Free for Virgin Media customers on M+ or higher TV package.

Films are mostly old, but better than I was expecting for free. Only one of the films says HD, but the quality seems reasonable (better than Love Film streaming when I tried that).

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#1
Animolympics is one of the selection.. great for the kids
#2
I like the message from virgin stating most available in HD and only one currently is! Watched in bruges yesterday though and all OK for free.
#3
where are they ?
2 Likes #4
found them in the movies on demand section , picturebox summer freeview..... heat added OP (_;)

Edited By: whatabody on Aug 03, 2012 13:45: space
#5
Some good films, thanks
#6
Cheers, i got an e-mail about this from them last night. Watched 'The Darwin Project' which actually turned out to be a pretty good film with loads of stars in it, including the two guys from Mythbusters, lol.
1 Like #7
thanks some decent films on there :D
#8
Thanks OP for sharing, only just joined Virgin Media earlier this week, so appreciate you posting this and there are some films I will be watching. Heat added :)
#9
we all like freebies :)
banned#10
Watched head over heals tonite and loved it so thanks for the post :)
#11
Some good films in there. Thanks for the heads up.
#12
:) heat
#13
Just looked at the films - most have been on TV hundreds of times - voted cold
1 Like #14
barnehurst
Just looked at the films - most have been on TV hundreds of times - voted cold

They're not great films, but they're on-demand for a month, and great for a rainy day -- which we aren't in short supply of.

Cold is a bit of an over-reaction.
#15
donaldo1959
Hot.Cape Fear Scent of a Women Gladiator Frost/Nixon and a hidden gem The Final Curtain;)

Cheers, i will have a look at that. Watched frost/nixon today as i was never too sure about it, was a good film.
#16
As I understand it, it's not available to long-term customers who are still on the [closed-to-new-customers] base 'M' package, even though it is available on the new base 'M+' package (which is otherwise the same as M, but more expensive). Voting cold because it's a pretty disgusting catch to try and prod long-term customers into a payment plan VM promised they wouldn't ever be forced to adopt. How long before everyone gets 'helpfully' upgraded to M+ pray tell?

Edited By: justan00b on Aug 04, 2012 22:57
1 Like #17
Not true.
They are different packages.
M is the old equivalent of free view. M+ is not and contains more channels.
If you have M then you have free view and you're not paying a penny for your TV.
How rude of virgin to not give you free movies with your free TV.

justan00b
As I understand it, it's not available to long-term customers who are still on the [closed-to-new-customers] base 'M' package, even though it is available on the new base 'M+' package (which is otherwise the same as M, but more expensive). Voting cold because it's a pretty disgusting catch to try and prod long-term customers into a payment plan VM promised they wouldn't ever be forced to adopt. How long before everyone gets 'helpfully' upgraded to M+ pray tell?


Edited By: arcsbite on Aug 05, 2012 05:21
#18
arcsbite
Not true.
They are different packages.
M is the old equivalent of free view. M+ is not and contains more channels.
If you have M then you have free view and you're not paying a penny for your TV.
How rude of virgin to not give you free movies with your free TV.

justan00b
As I understand it, it's not available to long-term customers who are still on the [closed-to-new-customers] base 'M' package, even though it is available on the new base 'M+' package (which is otherwise the same as M, but more expensive). Voting cold because it's a pretty disgusting catch to try and prod long-term customers into a payment plan VM promised they wouldn't ever be forced to adopt. How long before everyone gets 'helpfully' upgraded to M+ pray tell?

"If you have M then you have free view and you're not paying a penny for your TV."

Virgin Media M comes as part of a package, along with a telephone line - which is more expensive than many of its competitors - and a broadband service which is substantially more expensive than many of its competitors and often unreliable. VM may be robbing Peter to pay Paul but I reckon, at the end of the day, that M subscribers pay their way and, thanks to Virgin Media's unreliable service and limited options, get a second or third rate cable TV service.
#19
Cape Fear in HD = HOT!
#20
am on M so erm ah well thanks for the post and yup its not free view as if i got rid of my bb and phone i would have to loose my m tv but tbh i dont watch it so to have any more would be a waste of money

btw thanks for the post

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