The leaked DVD screener drought has been broken with the release of the Denzel Washington movie Fences. The copy carries a Paramount Pictures “For Your Consideration” watermark. With more leaks said to be on the way, the group behind the leak informs TorrentFreak that they prefer not to brag about their achievement.
Christmas 2015 was a somewhat epic time for pirates with a cascade of high-quality screener copies of movies leaking onto the Internet. But while that period went with a bang, 2016 went with a whimper.
Over the recent festive period, not one English language screener copy of a movie appeared online. Considering the banquet in [...]
The group that was behind some of the biggest movie screener leaks of last year says it is ready to start leaking them again. Interestingly, Hive-CM8 says that it didn’t want to make the same mistakes as it did last year by releasing before Christmas or in advance of films appearing in theaters.
Last year during the Christmas period, pirates got much more than their fair share of festive booty. Screener copies of many of the latest movies appeared online, much to the disappointment of Hollywood.
The group that received much of the credit (or blame, depending on viewpoint) was Hive-CM8. This peer-to-peer release outfit famously released both [...]
The end of December is a season of gifts, also for movie pirates. The special presents they are anxiously waiting for don’t show up under the Christmas tree though, but usually on torrent sites and streaming portals. The question is, will there be any this year?
Pirated copies of the latest Hollywood movies leak all year round, often ripped from DVDs, Blu-rays or online streaming platforms.
Towards the end of the year, however, some real gems appear online in advance of their theatrical debut in what many have dubbed “screener season.”
Screeners are advance copies of recent movies which are generally sent out to critics and awards [...]