Posts Tagged: BLOCKBUSTER

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Studios Are Churning Out More Blockbusters Than Ever, And Losing More Money Than Ever. But Why?

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Studios are releasing more and more blockbusters, and generating huge losses. How does this make business sense?

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SNL: Blockbuster Employees

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<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2013/11/gaga-snl/">FULL RECAP: SNL HOSTED BY LADY GAGA</a> Blockbuster employees cope with the closing of the video chain.

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Blockbuster Video’s final rental was ‘This is the End’, because SYMBOLISM.

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Blockbuster Video's final in-store rental was, fittingly, 'This is the End.' May they now fall into a crack in the Earth and be consumed by lava like Michael Cera's character.

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Blockbuster Video as we know it will be dead by the end of the year, and good riddance.

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Blockbuster Video as we know it will be dead by the end of the year. Join us in bidding good riddance to one of the worst companies of all time.

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Blockbuster Rises Like a Phoenix, And Promptly Crashes

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We <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/media/2011/09/dish-brings-blockbuster-back-from-the-dead/">made fun of Blockbuster and Dish previously</a>, but, realistically, they could have brought some pain to Netflix -- after all, they're two respected brands, and Netflix is embattled lately.

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Dish Brings Blockbuster Back From the Dead?

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Of all the recent corporate citizens to die a painful, protracted fiscal death, Blockbuster was the most deserving of them all.

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What’s Happening In Movie Rentals?

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Blockbuster is a bit like Paris Hilton: somehow considered attractive despite all the blatantly obvious flaws and problems.

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Detroit Will Pay You To Take A House. The Catch? The House Is In Detroit.

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News in the house Detroit Mayor Dave Bing -- who recently <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroit-mayor-shoots-down-robocop-statue">tweeted</a> that there won't be a RoboCop statue in Detroit, only to see people <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/02/detroits-robocop-statue-reaches-fund-raising-goal">raise the funds</a> for it anyway -- has come up with a better tactic to lure people back to the city.

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TRON:Legacy Behind The Scenes, 15 Minutes Of Olivia Wilde Flirting

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So, I'm not too sure if anyone has heard about this upcoming movie called <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/wanna-see-more-of-tron-legacy">TRON:Legacy</a>, set to release on December 17th, but I think it's about high school techno raves or something -possibly it's got that guy from Facebook in it, maybe- maybe not.

DIE PIGS DIE

"Everything you need to know about Blockbuster's bankruptcy"

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Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy <a href="http://www.slashfilm.com/2010/09/23/blockbuster-files-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy/" target="_blank">last week</a> with plans to close down as many as 800 stores (interestingly, their $1 billion dollars of debt is only a fourth of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/07/james-bond-is-dead" target="_blank">MGM</a>'s), and in response, Consumerist created this infographic.

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Blockbuster's Bankrupt. Will Netflix Drop The Ball?

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Blockbuster have finally set into motion "pre-arranged" Chapter 11 proceedings.

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The DVD Is Dead, Long Live 3D TV?

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If you had asked me five years ago if I could imagine a world in which digital music and high definition movies would replace CDs and DVDs, I would have turned down my WinAmp and paused my VHS copy of Witness and told you that you were crazy.

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REDBOX TESTING GAME RENTAL KIOSKS

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Redbox, the $1-movie-rental vending machine business with over 20K kiosks in 17.

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HAHA, SUCK IT, BLOCKBUSTER

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