LONDON — Movie rental chain Blockbuster is to shutter its U.K. operations after it failed to attract a buyer. Private equity firm Gordon Brothers Europe, which bought Blockbuster in March, put it…
The cutbacks and other contortions disclosed by Sony a week ago underscored a bigger question no one wants to pose: Are movie studios an anachronism?
Blockbuster may have gone bust as a physical rental chain for movies and games, but the brand will live on as a digital player for Dish Network. "We continue to see value in the brand as we expand…
It will go down as one of the biggest missed opportunities in the boardroom: Blockbuster deciding not to buy Netflix. But that's what could have happened multiple times throughout the early 2000s…
Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen said he's still “cautiously optimistic” about reaching a long-term deal with Disney for ABC stations and ESPN and other cable channels, saying the satcaster is…
The comedy “This Is the End” was the last movie rented from a Blockbuster store, the retailer said. The final transaction, as Dish Network shuts down the remaining 300 stores Blockbuster operates…
While Dish Network plans to shutter the 300 Blockbuster company stores it still operates by January, most of those outlets have already started winding down. Blockbuster has sent out tweets over the…
Blockbuster's pain will be Redbox's gain. DVD kiosk operator Redbox stands to pull in at least $200 million to $300 million in additional annual revenue after Dish Network shuts down Blockbuster's…
Bye-bye Blockbuster: Dish Network said Wednesday it will close all of the video rental chain's remaining U.S. stores, as well as its DVD-by-mail business by early next year. Dish, which bought…
A welcome throwback to an earlier, more generously entertaining era of summer blockbusters, grounded in an immensely appealing star turn by Channing Tatum.
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Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%