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Amazon adds depth to Prime with MGM deal

The deal adds movies and TV shows from one of Hollywood’s most essential content libraries, including Moonstruck, Silence of the Lambs, Rain Man and Thirtysomething. Amazon has now licensed 18,000 movies and TV episodes for its subscription streaming service.

Amazon Streaming: A Ploy to Get You to Buy More Stuff?

New evidence has turned up suggesting Amazon will roll out a subscription streaming video service tied to users’ Amazon Prime accounts. By offering such a service, the retailer is not just taking on Netflix, but creating an incentive for those viewers to buy more stuff.