Entertainment For the past few years, it seemed like Netflix had been making all the right decisions.
Twitter Advertisement MoviePass has gone insane. For that small outlay you can watch one movie a day at a theater near you, with few restrictions. See, I told you MoviePass was two sandwiches short of a picnic. A trip to the movies used to be relatively cheap.
But this is dumb, because Netflix is an absolute steal. MoviePass Changes the Game This situation seems ripe for someone to step up to the plate and offer a viable alternative.
MoviePass has actually been around for several years, but high prices and countless restrictions have prevented it from really taking off.
Which sounds too good to be true, to be honest.
You then visit your local movie theater as usual, but MoviePass will pay for your ticket. This could be a win-win for everyone involved. However, according to VarietyAMC is already trying to prevent MoviePass subscriptions from being used at its theaters. The chain claims the pricing makes this an unsustainable model which will harm the movie business in the long run.
But for now this seems like an attempt to force both the chains and consumers to start thinking differently about going to the movies Cinema Is Dying: They need to stop competing on "convenience" and start focusing on "experience.
Do you still go to the movies? Do you begrudge the prices these days? Would you go to see more movies if it was cheaper to do so? The comments are open below.Two years ago, when I first wrote about TV and how it had resisted disruption, I called Netflix “just another network”.
Netflix famously pivoted from DVDs-by-mail to streaming, but that was only pivot number one. Pivot number two was their transformation from a .
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