Atom Tickets raises $60M Series C for its movie booking app

Atom Tickets, an app that combines online movie ticket booking with social features, said today that it has raised a $60 million Series C led by Fidelity Investments, with participation from returning

MoviePass cuts price by teaming up with Fandor on a bundled subscription deal

The controversial subscription service for movie-goers, MoviePass, is still chasing new customers as it attempts to rapidly grow its user base before its funding runs out. After growing from 1.5 milli

MoviePass pulls out of AMC’s top theaters as negotiations fail

MoviePass, the monthly subscription service for seeing movies in theaters, has pulled out of 10 high-traffic AMC theaters, as a negotiating tactic with the theater chain. AMC, so far, has shown no int

MoviePass tops 1 million subscribers

Last month, the movie subscription service MoviePass, which lets customers go to unlimited movies in theaters for a monthly fee, lowered its pricing to under $7 per month, when billed annually. This f

Prime’s newest perk is early movie tickets for ‘Jumanji’

Amazon is adding to its slew of perks for Prime members by offering subscribers the chance to purchase early tickets to an upcoming movie for the first time. The deal gives Prime members the chance to

MoviePass drops pricing to under $7 per month, if you opt for the annual plan

MoviePass, the subscription service that lets consumers pay a monthly fee to see unlimited movies in theaters across the U.S., is slashing its prices yet again. The company announced today it’s

Watch Wakanda come to life in Marvel’s new ‘Black Panther’ trailer

Marvel’s The Black Panther is coming to theatres next year on February 16, and now we have a better look at what to expect from the movie. There’s Black Panther, of course, returning in hi

Fandango is acquiring rival online ticketer

A consolidation in the advance movie ticketing space is happening today, with Fandango's announcement that it's acquiring rival for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which is expected to

Roku’s new channel with free movies and TV goes live for all

Top streaming media device maker Roku announced in September it was launching its own channel featuring free movies and TV shows, including those it licensed itself and those aggregated from other cha

Watch the big baddies get bigger in new ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ trailer

Pacific Rim: Uprising knows how you like your robots: Huge, and piloted by John Boyega speaking in his actual English accent. Also it knows how you like your Kaiju monsters — larger than ever be

Google launches crowdsourced TV show and movie reviews, but only in India

Google has added a new feature that allows web users to contribute their own movie and television reviews right within Google search results – a step towards the possible implementation of Googl

Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – i

Facebook adds a dedicated ‘Movies’ section offering showtimes and ticket sales

Some Facebook users have noticed a new section called "Movies" appearing in the mobile app's main navigation. The feature offers a way to see which movies are playing nearby, available showtimes and a

Roku launches its own channel featuring free, ad-supported movies

Roku, a company capitalizing on the cord cutting trend to the tune of a $100 million IPO, is today launching its own channel for users of Roku streaming players, sticks and TVs, which will connect cus

Over a third of millennials say they’ll pay for Disney’s streaming service, survey finds

Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may be able to carve out a niche for itself because choosing a subscription service is not a zero-sum game. A number of recent studies have already indicated t

Walmart’s streaming service Vudu hits Apple TV

As reported earlier this month, Walmart’s streaming service Vudu has now arrived on Apple TV… with a few limitations. The new app allows you to watch the movies and shows saved to your Vud

Amazon kills its European DVD rental biz, Lovefilm

Amazon is getting out of the DVD rental business with the closure of Lovefilm, the so-called “Netflix of Europe” that Amazon bought in 2011 for a reported $312 million valuation. The comp

Disney has done streaming before, but its new try could be huge

Disney announced this afternoon that it’s doing the inevitable. It’s launching its own streaming service in 2019, and will pull its movies from Netflix that same year. But this is not Disn

Netflix drops the full trailer for ‘Bright,’ its $90M+ potential blockbuster hit

Netflix may have its first blockbuster movie on its hands. The new, full-length trailer for the upcoming Will Smith movie, “Bright,” from “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer, d

Google Play Movies & TV rolls out support for HDR video on Chromecast Ultra

Google Play Movies & TV today becomes the latest video provider to roll out support for HDR (high dynamic range) video, Google announced today. HDR video is designed to improve picture quality, as
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