Magnolia Pictures Launches Indie Streaming Service and 3 Genre Channels on Dish

Magnolia Selects will be available for $4.99 per month

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Magnolia Pictures announced Thursday that it has expanded its Magnolia Selects streaming platform to air via DISH.

Magnolia has also launched three additional subscription-based movie channels that will air via DISH in the U.S. The channels, called “Warriors & Gangsters,” “DOX” and “Monsters & Nightmares,” are genre specific to action, documentaries and horror, respectively, and will provide a curated selection of movies within those genres.

The channel Magnolia Selects is available at a price of $4.99 per month, and each of the other standalone genre channels will cost $2.99 per month via DISH’s On Demand Subscriptions and the DISH Anywhere app.

“With Magnolia Selects’ latest expansion on DISH, our films have the ability to reach new audiences on more platforms than ever before,” Magnolia president Eamonn Bowles said in a statement. “We’re excited to consistently grow and provide access to critically-acclaimed films for an evolving, diverse community of users.”

Available at launch on the streaming service are films such as Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia,” “The World’s Fastest Indian” starring Anthony Hopkins, the comedy “Goon” starring Seann William Scott, and French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s “Boarding Gate,” to name a few.

On the “Warriors & Gangsters” channel, you can find titles such as the “Ong Bak” trilogy, “13 Assassins,” “Centurion,” “Black Death,” “Hammer of the Gods” and “Skin Trade.” The horror channel “Monsters & Nightmares” will feature “All Good Things,” “Let the Right One In,” “Tucker & Dale vs Evil,” “Shrooms,” “V/H/S Viral,” “Grand Piano,” “Honeymoon” and “Rubber.” Finally, the documentary channel “DOX” has “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.”

For the record: A previous version of this story suggested that Magnolia Selects is newly launching, whereas it’s only expanding on DISH.