Posts Tagged ‘video stores’

Blockbuster to file for bankruptcy?

March 6, 2009

Those are the rumors which the company is denying but which Wired writes as an epitaph to Blockbuster and the video store industry.  It feels weird to be old enough to remember when video stores were a new thing, popping up all over the early eighties landscape.  Now a quarter of a century later, they are dying or soon to be dead.  I always hated Blockbuster, finding it sterile with a boring selection tediously presented.


Blockbuster Belly-up?

November 18, 2008

According to this posting in, Blockbuster’s most recent 10-Q suggests that the credit crunch has hit them hard.   I’ve never been found of them.  I dislike the way they focus on really popular movies and discriminate against NC-17 films.  And the stores!  Oy vay.

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