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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