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Blockbuster U.K. to Close 160 Stores, More Closings Possible

Last week Blockbuster U.K. announced that it would be entering administration and begin looking for a buyer for its 528 stores across the U.K. Today, the real process of closing up shop has started and store closings have been announced. Deloitte, the firm administering Blockbuster, has announced that 160 Blockbuster stores in the U.K. will be closing. The possibility of …

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Blockbuster U.K. Enters Administration

Coming just one day after U.K. electronics retailer HMV announced it would seek administration, auditing firm Deloitte has announced that it has been commissioned to administrate Blockbuster U.K. Deloitte was also mentioned as a possible administrator for HMV. Deloitte claims that Blockbuster U.K.’s “core” business is still solid. A buyer for the company’s 528 stores across the U.K. will be …

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Tetris: If It Was a Blockbuster Summer Movie

Ubergizmo has shared a video with us that shows what the game Tetris might look like as a Blockbuster film. Michael Bay is kicking himself right now, for not thinking of it first. I could easily see the Tetris cubes turning into robots and trying to take over Earth. Or they could be spaceships, letting out little green men every …

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Hulu Moving Toward User Authentication

Hulu recently presented four new original series it’s producing to advertisers, to further accomodate the general shift in home viewing habits, as more and more customers are watching streaming content – but now the company is moving toward a new practice that will likely foster a loss of some of its current 31 million subscribers. The platform has historically been …

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New Avengers Clip: Thor and Ironman ‘Face Off’

Avengers promotions are coming on fast and furious as the May 4 release is rapidly approaching. The latest are full clips directly from the movie offered as exclusives to news organisations and late night talk shows. The latest (released today) is by far the best (one man’s opinion) and features a duel between Ironman and Thor. The Avengers stars Robert …

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New Avengers Spot Helps Increase the Hype

May the Fourth is a little over a month away, and the hype train for The Avengers is building to a runaway pace. The latest footage is courtesy of a TV spot, and while it only gives us 32 seconds of footage, it’s enough to build the hype surrounding the movie to even higher levels, at least for me. Of …

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Digital Movies Kill Blockbuster, Stop Wasting Money!!

Over the past holiday weekend I finally had some time to relax. I don’t get much downtime so when the moment arrived I had to ask myself, ” what do I like to do when I have free time? “. The first thing that came to mind was ‘movies’. We (my girlfriend and I) decided we wanted to watch the …

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DISH Network Closing 500 Blockbuster Stores

DISH Network issued their quarterly earnings report today. The company brought in $3.63 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income during the same period came to $313 million. Revenue for the year totaled $14.05 billion, with a net income of $1.52 billion. Income and revenue numbers for both the quarter and the year were up for …

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More Hollywood Films to be Released in China

China has added 14 slots to the 20 Hollywood blockbusters they already allow into the country per year, as long as the additional films are in Imax or 3D. At the close of China vice president Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the U.S., some Chinese trade sanctions on Hollywood were lifted, which could lead to more 3D and Imax movies …

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The Avengers 3D Movie Features Custom Glasses Modeled After Your Favorite Characters

After the trailer was unveiled earlier in 2011, The Avengers has been a long awaited title. The trailer broke several records, including being a most downloaded clip at iTunes. Within all the hype of the trailer and the forthcoming title, the video game industry wanted to stick their two cents in with the release of an Avengers video game. Now …

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