$3,000 to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent [NY Times]

Home theater where Red Carpet Home Cinema might be shown.

$3,000 to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent [NY Times]

By Brooks Barnes

April 7, 2019 | Retired Ticketmaster tycoon Fred Rosen, 75, and a septuagenarian golfing buddy, Dan Fellman, who is Hollywood’s foremost film distribution expert, have quietly founded Red Carpet Home Cinema, which rents first-run films for $1,500 to $3,000 each. Red Carpet Home Cinema has contracts with Warner Bros., Paramount, Lionsgate, Annapurna and Disney’s 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight divisions — resulting in some 40 movies annually, including blockbusters like “Aquaman” and “A Star Is Born.”

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