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Starting today, two websites are allowing movie downloads with the blessings of Hollywood, according to a Marketplace report we caught this morning. Studios say that now they'll release movies for download as they come out on DVD. And while we're not convinced that we want to watch King Kong on a laptop, we headed on over to MovieLink and CinemaNow to check it out.

Well boy howdy, no Flight Plan or Transporter 2 for us (how did we ever miss them in their theatrical release?). Because while the studios don't mind if you pay to download their films, they only want you to be on a PC, and IE at that. No Macs allowed.

Gizmodo notes you can purchase a DVD of Walk the Line for just about half of the download price. Could it be that the studios aren't quite behind this crazy download thing after all?

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