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Netflix Killed Blockbuster Video. The Movie Theater Is Next.

The film industry has long been ripe for disruption. Netflix is going in for the kill.
When People Knew Their Company Was On Its Last Leg

When People Knew Their Company Was On Its Last Leg

Working for a big company can be weird. The lack of oversight can be strange, like this guy who was never told to do anything and stayed on for months. What gets extra strange is when the company
Mourning the end of the video game rental era

Mourning the end of the video game rental era

Redbox's move away from games is a bittersweet moment that was a long time coming.
Cuando Netflix era un negocio de alquiler de DVD (y por correo postal)

Cuando Netflix era un negocio de alquiler de DVD (y por correo postal)

Marc Randolph, cofundador y primer presidente del gigante audiovisual, relata en el libro 'Eso nunca funcionará' las desventuras de los primeros años de la companía

Q&A: Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph on the Decision that Changed Everything

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph speaks with Observer about the company's early goings depicted in his new book 'That Will Never Work.'
Our obsession with insects in horror films says a lot about our fear of destroying the planet

Our obsession with insects in horror films says a lot about our fear of destroying the planet

A common horror film theme says a lot about our fear that humans have destroyed the planet.

People Think Netflix Killed Blockbuster. Now a New Report Says These 7 Other Things Mattered More

'[T]he conventional wisdom is that it just happened because technology killed it. Well, that's part of it, but it's not the whole story."
Get nostalgic for the '90s with the Blockbuster board game

Get nostalgic for the '90s with the Blockbuster board game

There may only be one Blockbuster left in the world, but the memory of the video rental store lives on through a cute board game. '90s kids can still reminisce about bundling into their parents'
Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game

If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babies) knew exactly how much fun could be had by
Godzilla is the perfect monster for our age of environmental destruction

Godzilla is the perfect monster for our age of environmental destruction

“We may not have created this monster. But we summoned it. We brought this on ourselves.”
Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality.Read more...
Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality.Read more...
'90s Life Hacks to Free Your Time for Drinking Surge and Listening to Pearl Jam

'90s Life Hacks to Free Your Time for Drinking Surge and Listening to Pearl Jam

These life hacks will probably never have to be used again in all of human history, but the nostalgia is fun. If these had you pining for a simpler time of dial-up internet and bigger pants, then

After Math: It's the circle of tech

While most of us now need Buzzfeed quizzes about "things only '90s kids would recognize" to remember what a Blockbuster is, the franchise's inevitable demise is still something to be commemorated --
12 Sassy Tweets From The Last Blockbuster That (Thankfully) Won't Quit

12 Sassy Tweets From The Last Blockbuster That (Thankfully) Won't Quit

The Last Blockbuster is a comedy goldmine on Twitter. Their tweets are equal parts spicy and dark-humored. If anything, they're here to offer us a glimpse into an era long since passed. Their tweets
‘It’s Just Us Left.’ Meet the Manager Running the World’s Last Blockbuster

‘It’s Just Us Left.’ Meet the Manager Running the World’s Last Blockbuster

The lone Blockbuster left on the planet is located in Bend, Ore.
‘It’s Just Us Left.’ Meet the Manager Running the World’s Last Blockbuster

‘It’s Just Us Left.’ Meet the Manager Running the World’s Last Blockbuster

The lone Blockbuster left on the planet is located in Bend, Ore.
There Are Only Two Blockbusters Left in the World, and One Is Closing

There Are Only Two Blockbusters Left in the World, and One Is Closing

The last of the movie rental's stores in Australia will close at the end of the month.
There Are Only Two Blockbusters Left in the World, and One Is Closing

There Are Only Two Blockbusters Left in the World, and One Is Closing

The last of the movie rental's stores in Australia will close at the end of the month.