Thursday, August 01, 2013
2013 may be remembered as the year of the flop. Six major movies have fallen far short of expectations already: After Earth, White House Down, The Lone Ranger, Pacific Rim, R.I.P.D, and Turbo. A. A. Dowd, film editor for The A.V. Club, discusses the box office disasters of the summer, and explains how the industry might try to avoid a similar string of flops in the future.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
It could be the end of the brick-and-mortar video store era. Blockbuster, the world's largest movie rental company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York this morning, after a tough decade during which it failed to adapt its strategy against rivals like Netflix and Redbox. Jeanine Poggi tells us how this once revolutionary company fell so far behind.