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  1. Blockbuster Stores Are Officially Closing, Mail Service Axed Too

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Just like that, it’s over. Remember the days of getting in your car to head to the local Blockbuster on a Friday night? List in hand, you'd circle the parking lot looking for a good spot. If the weather was bad, you’d make a mad dash into a store that was sure to be filled with a sea of...
  2. A Formula for making Blockbuster movies

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    It’s not déjà vu. Summer movies are often described as formulaic. But what few people know is that there is actually a formula—one that lays out, on a page-by-page basis, exactly what should happen when in a screenplay. It’s as if a mad scientist has discovered a secret process for making a...
  3. Droid X Review Hands-on User Review

    Unofficial Equipment Reviews (Non HTS Reviewers)
    The Droid X was officially released today (July 15th 2010) by Verizon And, yes, I stood in line with the rest of the local geeks to get my hands on the latest. 3 Hours later, and another 3 hours of learning how to work it, I thought I'd provide a quick hands-on look at how it functions. The...
  4. Sonic bringing DTS 5.1 audio to Blockbuster, Best Buy VOD services

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    We've talked a lot about picture quality differences between downloads and disc, but audio is also a big part of the experience and Sonic appears committed to improving that in its new deal with DTS. No word on the exact specs, but the partnership will result in DTS "high performance" audio...
  5. Samsung's UN55C7000 55-inch 3D LED HDTV Review

    Unofficial Equipment Reviews (Non HTS Reviewers)
    Samsung's UN55C7000 55-inch 3D LED HDTV Review By: Andrew Robinson Unless you have had your head in the sand for the past few months - you're no doubt aware that 3D is the new "it" thing in the world of consumer electronics and entertainment. Both manufacturers and Hollywood have begun falling...
  6. Warner / Blockbuster deal keeps movies out of kiosks for a month

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    Just in case Warner's ideal demarcation between release windows wasn't clear enough, it's struck a new deal with Blockbuster splitting rental dates for movies. Just like Redbox and Netflix, Warner movies are now on a 28-day delay before they appear in rental kiosks, but are available for...
  7. Blockbuster's latest SEC filing shows a future still very much in doubt

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    Different year, same story for Blockbuster. Though it's made strides in shifting from its old business model to a new kiosk, delivery and online approach, it still felt it was necessary to use cautionary language like "substantial doubt about our ability to continue as a going concern" in...
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