Cinema subscription service MoviePass to shut down

Graphic by William Joel / The Verge MoviePass, the subscription service that spent enormous amounts of venture capitalistsí money subsidizing movie tickets in a bid to upend the theater business model, is officially shutting down on September 14th. The news, announced today via emails to subscribers and reported today by CNBC, marks the end of a tumultuous two-year saga that saw an once-popular platform go to extreme lengths to keep its business running, despite the obvious and fraught financial cost. Last we heard of MoviePass, the company was laying off huge swaths of its staff, including the team responsible for brokering partnerships with movie theaters, following a sudden, supposedly temporary shutdown of its services in July. The company didnít say when it would... Continue reading…

Cinema subscription service MoviePass to shut down

The owner of cinema subscription MoviePass said Friday it was shutting down the service which allowed users to see as many films as they want for a flat monthly fee.

Sat 14 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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Thu 19 Sep 19 from The Verge

MoviePass is dying, but its former leader wants to resurrect it

Just days after MoviePass shut down, one of the key players behind its initial success and subsequent failure wants to purchase it. Ted Farnsworth announced today that he's made ...

Tue 17 Sep 19 from Engadget

MoviePass is shutting down Sept. 14 - CNET

The discount ticket service is ending, and it doesn't look like it's coming back.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

It's Curtains on the MoviePass Grift

After launching a service that seemed too good to be true, MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson have abruptly announced that the beleaguered movie ticket subscription service will be ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Gizmodo

MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th

MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Engadget

MoviePass is shutting down tomorrow

Fri 13 Sep 19 from The Verge

MoviePass will shut down on September 14th

MoviePass’ all-you-can-watch movie theater membership always seemed too good to be true. After multiple price hikes, business model changes, temporary shutdowns, and raising a mountain ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from TechCrunch

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