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 Adds No Added Cost Game Rentals. Still Dying

I logged in to my Blockbuster account today and saw this: Blockbuster is really throwing everything and the kitchen sink to compete with Netflix and Redbox. But nothing seems to be working to keep the company alive. I’m not sure why they don’t throw in free streaming like Netflix too. Total Access (exchanging disks in…

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Missing Blockbuster Stores

I go on vacation and return to find all the Blockbuster stores in Charlottesville are gone. First thing I go and do is check if Blockbuster exists at all or have they filed for bankruptcy and shut down operations. Luckily they still exist, but no more stores here = no Total Access for me. Blockbuster,…

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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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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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