Separate the Movies from the Books

That is Tom Cruise playing Jack Reacher, the character in my favorite series of books. Here is what Jack Reacher looks like in the books: Name: Jack Reacher (no middle name) Born: October 29th Measurements: 6’5″, 220-250 lbs., 50″ chest Hair: Dirty-blond Eyes: Ice blue Clothing: 3XLT coat, 95 cm. pants’ inseam Other than that,…

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Blockbuster by Mail Suckage after DISH Acquisition

If you notice I haven’t had much to complain about Blockbuster for a while. Discs have been coming to me fast, new releases were coming pretty quickly, often delivered to me on the day of release. But for the last few months things have been just bad. Everything that is relatively new is on some…

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Blockbuster Kiosk SD Movie Rental

The net is abuzz with news of Blockbuster’s new kiosks with SD card movie rentals and most people just panning the idea. But I think that it is great. Here is why: The kiosk doesn’t have physical media so it can potentially store millions of movies. The kiosk will never run out of a particular…

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Trailers Jan – Mar 2010 Releases

Here are trailers of movies I want to see that come out in the first three months of 2010. I will update this post as more trailers come along. Daybreakers Edge of Darkness The Spy Next Door Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Shutter Island Takers From Paris With Love A Couple of…

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Updates from Blockbuster + New Throttling Methods

Blockbuster recently updated the Queue options ending a longstanding complaint about the requirement to have available movies at the top of your queue. But now their store return system is busted. I exchanged an online rental for a ┬ástore rental. I returned the store rental the next day. 30 hours later the disc is still…

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Upcoming Movie Trailers (rest of 2009)

Here are trailers for movies coming soon that I want to see. I’ll wait for them to come on DVD/BluRay but for moviegoers, here are a lot of trailers in one place. The Box The Fourth Kind The Men Who Stare at Goats 2012 Planet 51 Twilight: New Moon Fantastic Mr. Fox Old Dogs Transylmania…

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Transformers Blu Ray Review, Where are the cars GM?

I only watch the movie. I don’t watch bonus features, commentaries etc. at all so my reviews will not contain anything about those. The disc directly went to the movie menu, didn’t force any trailers on me. The special features were on a second disc. The movie was very good but not as good as…

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Some Good News from Blockbuster

My last few posts about Blockbuster have all been complaints. I’ve often reached a point where I wanted to just cancel and move to NetFlix because of stupid policies at Blockbuster such as delays in shipping of as much as 4 days if you don’t have 15 available movies at the top of your queue…

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Blockbuster is upto it’s old tricks again

Since Blockbuster started its new policy of not shipping new movies until you return your in store rentals, things have been much better. Movies shipped as soon as I dropped my discs back in the mail. But this week blockbuster is back to it’s usual tricks of not shipping. Generally when I returned all my…

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Blockbuster and Bollywood

One thing that attracts me to Netflix (I’m currently with Blockbuster) is their collection of Hindi movies. This morning I logged into my blockbuster account and I was surprised to see a Hindi movie as the first thing that came up! Hopefully this is a sign of Blockbuster improving it’s Bollywood collection and not just…

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