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Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

MoviePass has been criticized as an unsustainable threat to cinemas, but it's still here and popularity is high. We've seen a few competitors pop up, none of them quite on MoviePass's level, and now Alamo Drafthouse can be counted among them. The company plans to beta test a season pass that'll grant subscribers access to unlimited movies.

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MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

Brace yourselves, MoviePass customers. The company is about to introduce a big change to the way it works, one that will no doubt upset some subscribers. Starting in July, MoviePass will charge a small fee to see movies that it deems as high-demand, a sort of surge pricing apparently intended to help reduce demand during peak times. The fees will start at $2 and depend on the movie.

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AMC Stubs A-List subscriptions launch to challenge MoviePass

AMC Stubs A-List subscriptions launch to challenge MoviePass

It isn't exactly a secret that AMC isn't very fond of what MoviePass has been trying to do since launching its $9.95 subscription service last month. The feud between the two companies has even caused MoviePass to leave some AMC theaters unsupported, but today, AMC is biting back by launching a subscription service of its own. Dubbed AMC Stubs A-List, this new subscription service expands on the company's existing loyalty program, taking the fight to MoviePass directly.

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Adobe Project Rush is basically iMovie in the cloud

Adobe Project Rush is basically iMovie in the cloud

A new Adobe Creative Cloud app was revealed this week at VidCon 2018, an app called Adobe Rush. This is a video editing app, but better than that, it's a video editing app that works on multiple platforms and stores data in the cloud. Adobe's positioning this app as the best place for video editing individuals of all sorts to start their video editing journey - but they also want people who use multiple devices to use it, so it's... kind of for everybody.

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TRON Legacy Light Cycle LEGO Review

TRON Legacy Light Cycle LEGO Review

Today we're having a close look at what it means to roll with the LEGO set #21314: TRON Legacy Light Cycle. This is a LEGO Ideas set, working with an original design by a couple of brothers from England. The final design takes what was originally envisioned - a single light cycle, and expands by 2x, bringing about Sam Flynn, his light cycle, Rinzler, his light cycle, and a dual-sword-wielding Quorra.

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Someone is selling 21,000 movies on eBay for $1 million

Someone is selling 21,000 movies on eBay for $1 million

Over the years, many people have decided to digitize their physical disc collection, selling off the discs and enjoying the free space that results. Personal movie collections, as with personal libraries, can grow large, sometimes reaching hundreds of units in size. One eBay seller has blown most of those personal movie libraries out of the water and is attempting to sell more than 18,000 discs on the auction website for $1 million.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Netflix has decided that the fourth season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be its last. The season is set to debut in January 2019, but it'll be the last one fans get. We first heard word about the cancellation earlier this month, however we're now hearing the premiere dates for the final episodes. As well, sources claim the company may make a movie based on the show.

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Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast has teamed up with Fandango to bring movie ticket purchasing to the Xfinity X1 platform. According to the service provider, the integration brings both showtimes and tickets to a user's TV, enabling them to watch a movie's trailer, find a theater, and buy tickets using Comcast's system. According to Comcast, this is a first for set-top boxes.

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Google Play Movies & TV Roku app update brings sleek new interface

Google Play Movies & TV Roku app update brings sleek new interface

Google has announced a new update for its Google Play Movies & TV app on Roku, one that brings a new interface similar to the one found on YouTube. The updated interface will start showing up for users this week, chief among the changes being a simplified navigation system with a nav bar on the left side of the display, as well as a more robust genre-browsing experience.

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Doctor Who old series episodes streaming on Twitch

Doctor Who old series episodes streaming on Twitch

This week the folks at Twitch responsible for non-gaming content announced they're bringing Doctor Who into the mix. They'll be pushing over 500 original Doctor Who episodes to the streaming video platform, all from the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. That's the beginning of the show in 1963 through the 1980s, all broadcast on Twitch over a seven-week period.

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Sinemia launches four new two-ticket plans for couples

Sinemia launches four new two-ticket plans for couples

MoviePass competitor Sinemia announced new pricing earlier this month, and now it is back with a new plan. Under the new plan, subscribers can get two tickets instead of one, opening the door for couples and others who often go to the theater with a second person. A similar plan has frequently been requested among MoviePass customers who must have two separate cards and accounts for two people.

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Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. It was misquoted, as noted and re-noted by the source for the material. But the hype is real, and the reaction to the possibility of such a film is no surprise to us, no surprise at all.

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