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iOS App of the Week I’m a big fan of LoveFilm, and use it to rent DVDs through the post and to watch films online. Unfortunately, like many other video-on-demand services, LoveFilm uses Flash to deliver video, which means that it won’t work with the the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

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28 movies later... PictureBox's month worth of films is regularly updated

One exception to this rule is Universal Studios-owned PictureBox, which recently launched its PictureBox Player app for the iPad. There’s an iPhone version in development too, and you can also watch films on a Mac or PC with an ordinary web browser.

PictureBox only offers a modest selection of 28 films at any given moment, but at the end of each week it deletes the oldest seven films and replaces them with seven new ones. For a fiver-a-month subscription, you can watch everything that’s available.

You only have to subscribe for a month at a time, so you can just dip in and out whenever you spot a few films on the list that you want to watch.

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Watch out for the occasional outré fantasy classic

The app is very straightforward. You simply select a film from the list of current titles then sit back and put your feet up.

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