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Blockbuster Is Shutting Down in the UK As Well Blockbuster Is Shutting Down in the UK As Well

After administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery failed to secure a buyer for Blockbuster UK’s 91 remaining stores, the company has announced that they will be all be shut down next week. All remaining Blockbuster stores in the UK will be closed, …

Blockbuster’s Final Movie Rental Was Perfect Blockbuster’s Final Movie Rental Was Perfect
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It may have been a pretty long time since you last saw a functioning Blockbuster in the US – as there are only a few hundred of them left in operation. Eh, were. You probably heard the news that Blockbuster …

Amazon Gets Into The Textbook Renting Business Amazon Gets Into The Textbook Renting Business
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Your local college textbook store now has another competitor – and it’s a big one. Amazon has just begun to allow students to rent print textbooks for what they say can be up to 70% of the sale price. I …

Disney May Adopt 28-Day Waiting Period For Redbox Disney May Adopt 28-Day Waiting Period For Redbox
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For those of you wonder where John Carter is on Redbox, you may be shocked to find out the the company who made the film, Disney, has gone the way of Universal and Fox to wait 28 days after the …

Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window
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Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films …

Streaming Movies Suck For New Releases Streaming Movies Suck For New Releases
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I’m not sure if the movie industry is purposely trying to collectively kill itself or if it thinks cutting out the middle man will increase home movie sales, but one thing’s pretty certain when it comes to the trend of …