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MoviePass wants to become your one-stop shop when it comes to going to the movie theater. The movie theater subscription service has already gotten the ticket-buying market cornered — to the joy of some and the chagrin of others in the industry — and now it wants to become a source of movie reviews.

The recent MoviePass Moviefone acquisition raised some eyebrows when it made headlines last week, since Moviefone’s assets seemed to overlap with what MoviePass already offered. But MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe revealed that he has more ambitious plans in mind than simply offering movie listings.

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MoviePass customer experience

Ever since dropping its monthly prices last year, MoviePass has changed moviegoing as we know it. 30 movies for $10 a month? What’s not to love? But the ticket-buying subscription service has been dogged by complaints about its dodgy smartphone app, poor customer service, and questionable marketing choices.

That hasn’t stopped MoviePass from accumulating subscribers like crazy. The service recently hit 1.5 million subscribers — and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. But as more subscribers join MoviePass, there will inevitably be more problems. Now, the service is trying to fix that by overhauling its MoviePass customer experience.

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MoviePass business model

Here’s a couple pieces of movie theater news to take you into the weekend. Cinemark, one of the major theater chains in the United States, has officially banned large bags from its theaters. And for those of you who are still wondering exactly how the heck the MoviePass business model works, company CEO Mitch Lowe explains it in a new interview. Learn more about both tidbits below. Read More »

AMC Theatres Banning MoviePass

MoviePass, are you okay? The very popular subscription-based movie service has been doing really well for itself, raking in the dough while also expanding into acquiring films for distribution. But now there’s a sudden bump in the road: MoviePass is no longer working with certain AMC Theatres, and it appears that this was a decision made by MoviePass, not AMC. Here’s what we know about the outages at certain MoviePass locations.

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