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Why ‘AMC Stubs A-List’ Is a Viable Alternative to MoviePass

News broke out last week that AMC Theatres would be offering their own movie-watching subscription program to compete with MoviePass and Sinemia. Today, the Stubs A-List service is up and running, offering three AMC movie showings (of any kind) per week for $20 a month.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Google Maps Is Giving Away Cheap Movie Tickets to Local Guides

For the past three years, Google has been trading Maps reviews and content for small perks through its Local Guides program. Rate enough restaurants or upload enough photos from local hotspots and you can earn rewards ranging from discounted digital movie rentals to three free months of Google Play Music.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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MoviePass Is Struggling, so Use It While You Can

MoviePass has never really made sense on a financial level, but an independent audit (via Variety) suggests that the company could be in even worse shape than we thought. If you’re using the service—or thinking about signing up—you should probably get the most out of its too-good-to-be-true offer before it’s too late.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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MoviePass Is Tracking Your Location Before and After Movies

We were all waiting for the other shoe to drop on the super cheap, all-you-can-watch movie service, and it finally has. In a recent presentation, MoviePass CEO admitted that the app tracks your location before and after you see movies—something that wasn’t clearly disclosed before millions of people signed up for the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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See Get Out for Free in Some AMC Theaters on President’s Day

If you haven’t seen the excellent horror/thriller film Get Out yet, now’s your second chance to see it the way it was meant to be seen. This coming Monday, President’s Day, you can catch a free screening of the Oscar-nominated film at select AMC theaters.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The MoviePass Tips You Need to Know

MoviePass, the almost all-you-can-watch buffet of movies on the big screen, is a pretty sweet deal at $9.95 a month. But what if I told you that deal could be even sweeter? We’re talking scoring free popcorn, guaranteeing tickets to brand new releases, and easily avoiding the most common problems. All you need is the…Read […]

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Here’s What Would Make Going to the Movies Worth the Money

We’ve been hearing for a while that people just aren’t going to the movies as much as they used to. For some, the reasons are obvious: It’s almost prohibitively expensive in some cities, and when your only options are the latest superhero flick or a slightly older superhero flick, there’s not a ton of appeal […]

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Movie Theaters Should Have Intermissions

Movie theaters are a nightmare. They’re expensive, they’re loud—but most importantly, I can’t start and stop the movie. At home, I rarely make it through a movie without pausing at least once for a snack refill and a bathroom break. That alone makes home rental better than the theater, MoviePass or no. One thing would…Read […]

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