New York's attorney general's office is now investigating MoviePass

Good news for the trombone player that now just follows subscription movie ticket service MoviePass around everywhere, “womp-wahh”-ing whenever something bad happens to it: New York’s attorney general’s office has announced that it’s now investigating the service’s parent company, over allegations that it might have…

MoviePass cuts annual plan, devastating hopeless optimists who think it'll still be around in a year

We’re starting to wonder if MoviePass wasn’t secretly designed as some sort of elaborate scientific experiment on the American moviegoing public, a test to see how crappy you can make a once-beloved service before the frogs notice you’re turning up the heat on their comfortable stovetop bathtub and start hopping out.…

MoviePass is now charging you extra to see movies at "peak" times

Good news, MoviePass fans: The subscription movie ticket company that already brought you such exciting updates as “You can only see any given movie a single time” and “We’re going to track ever so slightly less of your personal data, we promise,” is taking another bold stride forward in its mission to find ever-more…

Gotti's weird anti-critic campaign is spawning some very believable conspiracy theories

Yesterday, we reported on the bizarre marketing tactics being used to promote John Travolta’s terribly received John Gotti biopic, Gotti. The movie’s marketing team railed against “troll” critics who lambasted the film and used the Rotten Tomatoes audience rating to justify the claim that “audiences loved Gotti.”…

AMC launches subscription service in grumpy effort to compete with MoviePass

For almost a year now, movie fans have been enjoying the benefits of MoviePass, a subscription service (and by most accounts a wildly unsustainable business model) letting people see a movie a day for the flat fee of about ten bucks a month. Now, AMC has looked at the company’s popularity, and grouchily said, “We want…

Weekend Box Office: Incredibles 2 soars with the biggest animated opening of all time 

Here’s a headline that may induce some déjà vu: Over the weekend, The Incredibles 2, Pixar’s 14-years-later sequel to Brad Bird’s Oscar-winning superhero family adventure, set a new record for the biggest opening weekend of all time (for an animated film). If it’s hard to tell which records mean something anymore, we…

MoviePass abruptly reminds users that they're not allowed to see the same movie more than once

In news that will presumably come as a bummer for budget-conscious Marvel fans feeling like two-and-a-half hours of their lives were an insufficient sacrifice to the Infinity War gods, MoviePass has issued a rule clarification to its subscribers today, making it clear that they won’t be able to use the company’s…

MoviePass to track slightly less of your personal data that it's still definitely going to track

Continuing its efforts to set off the “too good to be true” instincts of the entire American movie-going public, discount ticket subscription service MoviePass has announced that it’ll be slightly dialing back the extensive data collection it does as a normal part of its ever-nebulous business model. According to Variety

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