Black Hair Media Forum Homepage
BHM BHM BHM
Forum Home Forum Home > Lets Talk > Talk, Talk, and More Talk
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Final Blockbuster rental a fitting 'end' to video
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Register Register  Login Login
Perfect Hair Collection
 

Final Blockbuster rental a fitting 'end' to video

 
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123>




The Best Human Hair Available with No Service Match

Author
bindy View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Feb 26 2005
Status: Offline
Points: 97355
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bindy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Final Blockbuster rental a fitting 'end' to video
    Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 4:58am

Final Blockbuster rental a fitting 'end' to video chain's slow demise

blockbuster.JPG

A team of screenplay writers couldn't have conjured a more appropriate end to the Blockbuster era.

The final movie to ever be rented from a U.S. location in the once-thriving video store chain was the apocalyptic comedy "This is the End."

Get it? Yeah, you get it.

The final transaction occurred Saturday night, at a Blockbuster in Hawaii, Variety reported and the company's Twitter page confirmed.


Seth Rogen, one of the stars of the 2013 film — which featured James Franco, Craig Robinson, Danny McBride and Jay Baruchel — also tweeted on the moment.


Dish Network announced last week, and sent out several tweets saying that all movie rentals at its remaining 300 locations would halt on Saturday.

With the time difference, Hawaii was last in line for the end of an era. On-demand viewing, Netflix and Red Box have officially won the fight.

Let us all take a moment to remember the good times at Blockbuster, arguing with our siblings over which Adam Sandler film to rent.

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2013/11/final_blockbuster_rental_a_fitting_end_to_video_store_chains_decline.html


Back to Top
Sponsored Links


Back to Top
IslandSuga View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jun 30 2005
Location: NoMan'sLand, FL
Status: Offline
Points: 30109
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote IslandSuga Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 4:59am
Damn. Netflix and redbox kicked their asses
Back to Top
bindy View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Feb 26 2005
Status: Offline
Points: 97355
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (12) Thanks(12)   Quote bindy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 5:21am
I still have a VCR.
Back to Top
nitabug View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member


Joined: Sep 25 2008
Status: Offline
Points: 279959
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote nitabug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 7:11am
Block buster was too greedy
Back to Top
tatee View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Jun 09 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 382156
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote tatee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 7:16am
i wonder how the blockbuster/netflix fiasco rank amongst the poorest business decisions of all time.
Back to Top
newdiva1 View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Dec 15 2006
Status: Offline
Points: 197737
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (7) Thanks(7)   Quote newdiva1 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 7:23am
I remember thinking Blockbuster and Hollywood video were done when Netflix was still in the planning stages. I miss going to the movie store tho. Some good times.
 
Back to Top
newin2009 View Drop Down
VIP Member
VIP Member


Joined: Feb 03 2009
Location: US - Tennessee
Status: Offline
Points: 7319
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote newin2009 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 9:04am
Laziness got the better of me. I won't even go to redbox. Netflix FTW
Back to Top
sbrownie84 View Drop Down
VIP Member
VIP Member
Avatar

Joined: Sep 02 2009
Status: Offline
Points: 6712
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote sbrownie84 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 9:32am
I owe them a lot of money. Can't say I'm disappointed v
Back to Top
femmefatale85 View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Apr 13 2009
Status: Offline
Points: 120187
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote femmefatale85 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 9:37am
Aww that's sad. Netflix sucks...I use someone else's account because it's not worth the money. They never have new movies.

They have a couple decent shows, but besides that I'll stream from sites on the internet.

Back to Top
CherryBlossom View Drop Down
Elite Member
Elite Member
Avatar

Joined: Oct 12 2011
Location: London, England
Status: Offline
Points: 392841
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (5) Thanks(5)   Quote CherryBlossom Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov 12 2013 at 9:42am
they didn't get with the times...that's what happens
Back to Top
Get Longer Healthier Faster Growing Hair
House of CB London
Get Healthier Stronger Longer Hair
The Elite Hair Care Sorority
Electric Cherry Hair
Hair Extensions Wefted Hair Wigs and More
Human Hair Wigs
Wefting Training
Dime Curves Enhancement Shake
Dependable Quality Hair
Switch Up your Look with a protective Style
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123>
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down