• MoviePass to shut down Saturday after failing to raise capital

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    MoviePass, the long-beleaguered cinema subscription service that rewrote the rules for going to the movies, will shut down Saturday. Its New York-based parent company Helios & Matheson Analytics Inc. on Friday said that it would be "interrupting" MoviePass' service for...
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  • MoviePass will shut down on September 14th

    MoviePass will shut down on September 14th

    5 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    MoviePass' all-you-can-watch movie theater membership always seemed too good to be true. After multiple price hikes, business model changes, and temporary shutdowns, the company seems to be calling it quits.
    MoviePass has issued an announcement letting customers know that the service will stop working as of September 14th - so, tomorrow - because “its efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful to date”.
    For the past few months, MoviePass had existed in a weird sort of zombie state; some customers in some regions were still able to use it, but no new subscribers were being...
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  • MoviePass is shutting down

    MoviePass is shutting down

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    MoviePass will shut down Saturday, September 14, its parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics announced Friday.
    Helios and Matheson said efforts to recapitalize the movie-ticket subscription service "have not been successful to date."
    MoviePass, along with Moviefone and MoviePass Films, which are all owned by Helios and Matheson, will be up for sale, the company said.
    Helios and Matheson's "board of directors has formed a strategic review committee, composed entirely of the company's independent directors, to identify, review and explore all strategic and financial alternatives for the...
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  • MoviePass' parent company is looking to sell it and Moviefone, as it continues to cut staff

    MoviePass' parent company is looking to sell it and Moviefone, as it continues to cut staff

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Helios and Matheson Analytics is looking to sell MoviePass and Moviefone, multiple sources close to the company told Business Insider.
    Layoffs have continued at MoviePass and contract workers at Moviefone have been suspended, sources said.
    Moviefone editor Drew Taylor wrote "effective immediately all freelancing is suspended" in a recent email obtained by Business Insider.
    Some freelance writers for Moviefone had not been paid in months, sources said.
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    Helios and Matheson Analytics is looking to sell its two key properties, the...
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