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Hear George Lucas’ First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality. Read More >>

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There’s Only One Surviving Blockbuster Left on Planet Earth

This weekend audiences will lineup to check out the ‘90s nostalgia trip of Captain Marvel. Younger viewers will look at the Blockbuster Video Store featured in the film and have little understanding of what kind of business they’re looking at. That’s because, at the same time, the staff of the last Blockbuster in Australia will be winding down the business and shuttering the store—leaving just one final location of the venerable franchise left on Earth. Read More >>

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Blockbuster Video Has Returned to London… But It Only Stocks Deadpool 2

Remember the good old days of going to your latest Blockbuster, grabbing a VHS off the shelf and a bag of popcorn to go with it, then spending your Saturday night watching the latest video release before having to post it back through Blockbuster's door the next day? It's a hazy, distant memory by now. But if you live in London, you can relive those glory days. But just for today. And as long as the film you want to watch is Deadpool 2. Read More >>

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This Perfectly Preserved Blockbuster Offers a Fascinating Glimpse Into Life in 2010

Thanks to the brain cell-killing power of alcohol, many of us can barely remember what it was like in the early 2010s, when visual content was still primarily consumed via plastic video discs, but one lucky urban explorer got to experience it firsthand when he discovered a deserted but otherwise intact Blockbuster store in south Texas. Read More >>

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Blockbuster Has Been Resurrected…Again! Or Has It? (Update)

Blimey! Blockbuster is proving more resilient than the Terminator. Following two spells with the administrators in January and October of 2013, the movie rental service has been revived once more. Read More >>

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All Remaining UK Blockbuster Stores to Close

It's another sad day for the British high street, as it has been revealed Blockbuster is to close all of its remaining UK stores following its recent slide back into administration. Read More >>

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Megaphone Protest Wins Man £450 PS4 Refund from Blockbuster

Adam Sibley pre-ordered and paid for a PS4 through re-bankrupted entertainment chain Blockbuster, and was told he wouldn't receive the console -- but could have store credit for £450 worth of CDs and DVDs instead. A one-man megaphone protest won him his money back, though. Read More >>

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Blockbuster Is Broke Again and Going Back Into Administration

Even the purse-tightening investment team at Gordon Brothers Europe has failed to turn around struggling movie and game rental veterans Blockbuster, with the company announcing it is entering administration for the second time in a year. It's looking like this time really could be the end for the once-mighty high-street store. Read More >>

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Blockbuster Rentals Is Your “What, Blockbuster’s Still Going?” Deal of the Day

Christmas is coming and if you're any kind of decent human being, you'll need to find a way to save up for nice gifts for those people you love (and hope to receive gifts back from). Read More >>

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Blockbuster UK Has Been Saved

Britain's economy might be going tits-up, but there's one tiny pin-prick of light at the end of a very long tunnel: Blockbuster, one of the biggies in January's horror-show of business failures, is being saved from total doom. Huzza! Read More >>

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Death Watch: Blockbuster Shuts Up Another 164 Stores

Things are going from bad to worse for all those still clinging onto jobs at the failing Blockbuster. Deloitte's just announced that 164 more stores are closing with around 800 jobs lost. It just goes to show you can't compete in an online world with crummy brick and mortar rental stores. Read More >>

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160 Blockbuster Stores Are Getting the Chop

Last week, Blockbuster became the latest casualty of the administration epidemic sweeping the High Street; now, the first casualties are crawling home from the front line. 160 of Blockbuster's 528 stores are to close, putting the livelihoods of some 760 staff at risk. Uh oh. Read More >>

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Blockbuster and the High Street — Where Did It All Go Wrong?

The High Street as we know it is being brutally and violently gutted by a big bully called Administration. Household names are toppling like badly placed dominoes; what's to blame -- the recession, the internet, or all of us just being scrooges? Read More >>

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Blockbuster Forced to Call it Quits Too

The poor UK High Street is taking a right battering at the moment. First Comet, then Jessops, then HMV, and now Blockbuster has hurtled into administration. Deloitte's handling this one, along with HMV, and it seems the plan is to keep at least some of the 528 stores open. Read More >>

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Fancy a Blockbuster? These Are the Films to Watch Until Next Summer

We've already had some cracking releases this year already haven't we? From a group of assembled Avengers, to planetary exploration with the spaceship Prometheus, we've been (relatively) amazed by a spiderman, seen the rise of a Dark Knight, oh and there have been a few more expendables too. But what's next? Read More >>