Pay whatever you want to see David Cross’s directorial debut today on BitTorrent

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BitTorrent has made little secret of its ambitions to be a serious content player, and today it’s releasing Hits, the first film directed by comedian David Cross. What makes this release a little different than most of the paid BitTorrent Bundles released thus far (like Thom Yorke’s solo album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes) is that Cross is embracing the “pay what you want” scheme. You’ll have to ante up at least one dollar, but for that low price you’ll get an HD copy of the film along with a host of bonus material.

It’s been a long time coming for Hits, which received some fairly negative reviews coming out of its premiere at Sundance in 2014 — perhaps the reason why Cross ended up looking to BitTorrent to distribute it. However, despite…

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