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    2014 Blockbuster Breakdown
    Many of us judge the beginning of Summer quite differently. For some, it's when that big ball of fiery hell comes out to play and never goes away. Others, its when your kids are all home from school and won't give you a moments peace. Now...
  • The Big Guy
    'Godzilla': a product of mother nature...not human nature
    Picture this, a helicopter flies over a lusciously green island. Upon landing, out comes two scientists, a man and a woman, leading experts in their field. They have come to examine findings from an archeological dig. It’s possible that...
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    Transformers: Age of Extinction just under 3 hours long
    Outside of the many problems that plagued Transformers: Dark of the Moon outside of the ludicrous plot, wooden acting, directorial woes and everything else (if you could tell this Examiner was not a fan) one of the worse aspects of it was that it...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
    'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Movie Review
    The main problem with comic book movies these days is that studios want to ensure they make a profit at the box office. This leads to a “throw in everything including the kitchen sink” mentality of filmmaking. For good measure, let...
  • 'The Lego Movie' poised to be first big blockbuster of 2014: Does it deserve it?
    'The LEGO Movie' poised to be first big blockbuster of 2014: Should you see it?
    The LEGO Movie is off to a huge opening this weekend, with many reviews saying it's poised to be the first big blockbuster of the year. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller's big-screen take on the small-blocked LEGO brand hit theaters...
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    After-holiday entertainment deals
    It is after Christmas and we’re all preparing to settle back into predictable spending habits. Thankfully there are a few deals that our friendly neighborhood entertainment centers are offering to help soften the aftermath of holiday...
  • Blockbuster
    Be Kind, Rewind -- An Ode to Blockbuster and the End of an Era
    Growing up, Blockbuster was a staple in my childhood. As a movie addict, watching films at every chance I got was essential. And good ol' Blockbuster was the place to go. Sure, there were competitors like Hollywood Video, but the blue and gold...
  • "This Is the End" was last film rented at Blockbuster
    'This Is the End' was last film rented at Blockbuster
    “This Is the End” was the last movie rented at Blockbuster, according to a report yesterday by Variety. The comedy was the last rental at a Hawaiian store owned by the video rental chain, which was the last store to close on the chain...
  • Pressing Pause: the big picture of Blockbuster's final late fee
    Pressing Pause: the big picture of Blockbuster's final late fee
    Rewind a few years and Blockbusters inhabited shopping centers like Starbucks do today. The recognizable blue and yellow logo was a friendly wave from a familiar venue. With the recent news of the once movie-rental giant’s demise came a...
  • Blockbuster to close stores, mail service and lay off 3,000 jobs
    Blockbuster to close stores, mail service and lay off 3,000 jobs
    Wednesday, Blockbuster announced that they will close most of the Blockbuster stores, their mail in service and the distribution centers by January; Blockbuster will however continue their online On Demand service. Blockbuster was bought by Dish...
  • Blockbuster closing last 300 stores and DVD-by-mail: Blockbuster On Demand stays
    Blockbuster closing last 300 stores and DVD-by-mail: Blockbuster On Demand stays
    Blockbuster is closing its last 300 U.S. stores and its DVD-by-mail service and is moving to an Internet video-streaming service that rents movies and TV shows by title. “Blockbuster By Mail, a service launched to counter Netflix, will end...
  • The end of a video store chain, 'Blockbuster' closes remaining stores
    The end of a video store chain, 'Blockbuster' closes remaining stores
    With places like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and Redbox, it's no wonder that today according to Variety, "Blockbuster" is closing their last remaining stores in the U.S. Dish Network announced today that it will be closing the...
  • Blockbuster
    Blockbuster: Closing last 300 stores and laying off 2,800 workers
    Blockbuster video rental chain will be gone by January of next year as Dish Network announced it will close all 300 or so retail locations, according to Yahoo! News on Wednesday. The report says that the video chain failed to compete with the...
  • Blockbuster stores closing
    Blockbuster closing remaining company-owned stores by early 2014
    Blockbuster is closing its remaining 300 stores, according to The Hollywood Reporter on Nov. 6. The closings affect the company-owned stores, though franchised locations will not be affected. The DVD-by-mail service will also end in mid-December,...
  • Blockbuster is Closing
    The final death knell tolls for rental stores as Blockbuster closes its doors
    DISH Network announced today that its subsidiary, Blockbuster Video, will be closing its final 300 stores across the country as well as discontinuing its rental by mail program. DISH attributed the closings to consumers moving to digital platforms...