Tag: MoviePass

MoviePass to spin out from parent company in distancing move

MoviePass’ ongoing implosion has always been very public, so somehow it makes sense that its parent company issued a press release to announce its plans to formally distance itself from the failing movie subscription service. Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY), which focuses primarily on data analysis, stated that it plans to spin out MoviePass and […]

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As MoviePass collapses, Sinemia expands $30 unlimited movie subscription plan to more places

The $10 unlimited movie subscription from app-based MoviePass seemed too good to be true when it launched a few years back, and indeed it was. MoviePass is in the process of imploding, but one of its European rivals has taken this opportunity to expand into the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK. Sinemia says its approach is […]

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Sinemia courts MoviePass subscribers with more flexible $9.99 movie subscription pass

In one of the larger business gaffes of the year so far, movie ticket subscription service MoviePass recently tried to increase prices while simultaneously cutting member benefits. The ill-conceived move ultimately didn’t come to fruition, but the company did limit the benefits its customers get for their $9.99 monthly subscription. Seeing an opportunity too good to pass up, […]

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Movie Talk: Tessa Thompson Joins Justin Theroux in Disney’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Remake

[embedded content] On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Jeff Sneider, and John Rocha discuss the following: MoviePass is cancelling people’s requests to cancel their subscriptions over email ahead of their plan change on August 15th. Exclusive: Collider’s Jeff Sneider reported today that Tessa Thompson has been cast as The Lady in Disney’s […]

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MoviePass Is Un-Cancelling Subscriptions, as Users Unknowingly Opt Back In

Another day, another twist in the saga that has become MoviePass’ existence. Recently the subscription service announced major changes, including blacking out new releases and raising prices. However, after a fair amount of backlash, the company switched things up again and said that prices would remain as they are ($9.95/mo) but that would only include […]

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Movie Talk: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Might Include 2 More Thanos Snap Victims

[embedded content] On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Tuesday, August 7th, 2018) Mark Ellis, Jeff Sneider, and John Rocha discuss the following: Exclusive: Collider’s Jeff Sneider is reporting that Chris Pratt’s Cowboy Ninja Viking is being pulled from the Universal Pictures release calendar and delayed indefinitely. Deadline reports that MoviePass Films’ first project will […]

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Movie Talk: Dave Bautista Threatens to Quit ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

[embedded content] On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Monday, August 6th, 2018) Mark Ellis, Perri Nemiroff, and John Rocha discuss the following: Deadline reports that Warner Bros and DC are developing a feature film based around Supergirl.  Oren Uziel is working on the script for the film. Dave Bautista stated on Twitter that he’ll act […]

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MoviePass won’t raise prices after all, instead plans to cut benefits to three movies a month

MoviePass™ Launches New Pricing Plan Built for The Mass ConsumerNew Subscription Offering Continues at a Monthly Price of $9.95, Includes New Releases, Suspends Peak Pricing and Ticket Verification and Introduces Boundaries to Ensure Long-Term Stability MoviePass launches new pricing plan built for the mass consumer (Photo: Business Wire)MoviePass launches new pricing plan built for the […]

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If you’re wondering how to cancel MoviePass, here’s how

So you want to quit MoviePass.Image: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for MoviePass By Johnny Lieu2018-08-03 09:17:27 UTC MoviePass might not be dead yet, but some people are possibly thinking of jumping ship. The movie ticket subscription service has restricted access to many popular movies for the first two weeks of its run, as well as raised […]

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MoviePass is still standing and the company’s statement is wild

Image: mashable/proma khosla By Proma Khosla2018-08-02 16:48:06 UTC MoviePass isn’t dead, and the company wants you to know it. In an extremely defensive statement, MoviePass declared, “We’re still standing” and chided the theater industry for pre-empting its demise. “Exhibitors know that without MoviePass they will be able to continue to charge exorbitant prices for theater […]

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MoviePass subscribers are complaining they can’t cancel the service, but there’s a simple solution

Movie-theater subscription service MoviePass can’t catch a break, and it just made some significant changes to try and bounce back. But many subscribers are either hovering their finger over the cancel button or have already hit it. But hitting that button hasn’t worked for some. Dozens of subscribers have taken to Twitter to complain that […]

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MoviePass Played by Silicon Valley’s Insane Rules

MoviePass, whose subscribers pay a month fee to see an unlimited number of movies in most theaters in America, appears to be circling the drain. On Friday, the service temporarily shut down after the company ran out of cash amid a flood of Mission: Impossible – Fallout ticket sales. Over the next few days, MoviePass’s […]

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MoviePass Changes Their Subscription Terms, But That Won’t Stop The Jokes

Warner Over the weekend, MoviePass appeared to be going out of business. The subscription movie ticket service was experiencing widespread outages, fixed only after they secured an additional $5 million, which they quickly burned through despite recently blocking admission to Mission: Impossible — Fallout on opening weekend. The CEO held an all-hands meeting on Tuesday, […]

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