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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

The 11 Biggest Missed Opportunities in Tech

The tech world is full of flops. This ain't them; some of these companies and their products were monstrously successful for a time; others never even had the high expectations and hype required for something to earn the title "flop". Read More >>

Blockbuster Reminds Us It’s Still Here With Netflix and LoveFilm-Blocking Time-Limited Movie Exclusives

With all this bluster about Netflix and LoveFilm, it’d be easy to forget that we also have Blockbuster in the UK. It’s still there with its brick and mortar stores, trying to justify its existence. Now it’s gone on the offensive with rental exclusives that tie-up films like Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy for two to three weeks; you won’t be able to get them anywhere else, not even streaming. Read More >>

Cheapie Blockbuster Movie Pass Is Your Winter Warmer Deal of the Day

The nights are drawing in and it won¹t be long until it's colder than a penguin's tit out there. Accordingly, our attentions are turning towards stuff we can do indoors where no one will get needlessly hurt. Read More >>