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MoviePass Is Officially Kaput

Subscription service that seemed too good to be true was

(Newser) - The long and winding saga of MoviePass has officially come to an end. The subscription service that allowed members to watch a movie a day in theaters filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, CNN reports. NBC News says the move came as "a surprise to no one."...

Dear Remaining MoviePass Subscribers: Bad News

Service is shut down as of Saturday, with company 'unable to predict if or when' it will return

(Newser) - It looks like MoviePass has officially moved from "the brink of death" to the movie morgue. Variety reports the beleaguered subscription service will shutter, effective as of 8am ET on Saturday, according to an announcement to straggler subscribers from parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics. Why? The firm's...

MoviePass Again Changes Rules for Customers

Only a handful of films will be available each day

(Newser) - Movie subscription service MoviePass has announced that users will only get to choose from a limited number of films on any given day, CNN reports. The restrictions follow the unveiling of a new plan that will limit the number of movies a subscriber can see to three a month. Previously,...

On Brink of Death, MoviePass Thinks It's Figured It Out

Its new model lets subscribers see 3 movies a month for $9.95

(Newser) - What would you rather do: Pay $9.95 a month to see one movie in a theater per day, or pay $9.95 to see three movies a month? It's sort of a trick question, in that option one will soon no longer exist. MoviePass on Monday announced that...

MoviePass Woes Build, Some Predict 'the End Is Near'

Movie subscription service looks like it's in big trouble after stocks fall 60%

(Newser) - Shares for the parent company of MoviePass plunged Monday, dropping 60% to close at $0.80 and prompting Forbes to make a dire prediction: "The end is near" for the subscription service, which was charging users $9.95 per month for the ability to see a movie a day...

Love Movies at the Theater? There's a New Plan for You

MoviePass plan for $10 a month gets you a daily showing at nearly any US theater

(Newser) - If all the movies you can watch at home for one low price per month isn't enough, a Netflix co-founder has another proposal: a movie a day at actual movie theaters for one low price per month. That's the idea behind Mitch Lowe's startup company MoviePass, which...

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