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MoviePass has officially launched its new unlimited plan — here are the details

MoviePass released details of its new unlimited plan, "MoviePass Uncapped," on Tuesday. It will offer two price points for the unlimited plan: $119.40 up front for a year subscription or $14.95 month to month (increasing to $19.95 after an unspecified promo period). Business Insider reported on Monday that the upcoming unlimited plan was a source of internal turmoil at the startup.   On Tuesday, MoviePass released details of its new unlimited plan, "MoviePass Uncapped." MoviePass says there w...
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MoviePass is bringing back an unlimited plan, but there's a catch

MoviePass will bring back a $9.95-per-month unlimited plan in the coming days, a source with knowledge of the decision told Business Insider. But the unlimited plan will have restrictions on those with "excessive individual usage." This comes on the heels of the company saying it would restructure its business model to work more closely with MoviePass Films.   MoviePass is bringing back an unlimited plan. Despite the recent exodus of executives and managers at the company, the movie-ticket su...
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The CFO of MoviePass' parent company has resigned, as the executive exodus continues

Helios and Matheson Analytics CFO Stuart Benson has resigned, according to an SEC filing by the company on Friday. The filing said Benson is leaving the company, which is the owner of MoviePass, to "accept another employment opportunity." Business Insider reported Wednesday that MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum and three other management-level staff had resigned in the last few weeks.   In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Helios and Matheson Analyt...
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Top MoviePass Executive Khalid Itum Leaves Company

Khalid Itum, the executive tasked with overseeing day-to-day operations at MoviePass, has left the struggling subscription service, Variety has confirmed. Insiders had previously said Itum had been largely absent in recent weeks and MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe had assumed more of a leadership role after previously stepping back. According to a spokesperson for the company, […]
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The MoviePass exec running day-to-day operations has resigned along with 3 other managers

MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum has resigned, several sources with knowledge of the decision told Business Insider. Itum's exit follows growing frustration about the direction the company is headed, the sources said. Itum had been running the day-to-day operations at MoviePass since late last year. At least three other management-level staff also resigned in the last few weeks.   MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum has resigned, and his final day at the company will ...
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MoviePass shows off new giant billboards in Times Square after burning through hundreds of millions of dollars

On Thursday, MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum posted a video showing off the huge MoviePass billboards in New York's Times Square. Even after spending hundreds of millions trying to be a disrupter in the industry, a January study estimated 58% of MoviePass' members had canceled their subscriptions last year, as it introduced unpopular restrictions. These MoviePass ads are a stunt to try and mend fences with movie exhibitors, as two of the biggest (AMC and Regal) are just down the...
Tags: New York, Amc, Trends, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Manhattan, Moviepass, Times Square, Cinemark, ITUM, Helios Matheson Analytics, Khalid Itum


MoviePass says it's bringing back an unlimited plan next week (HMNY)

MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum teased an upcoming announcement of a new unlimited monthly subscription plan to Variety on Thursday. The unlimited plan was a big reason for the struggles of MoviePass last year, leading to the service temporarily being shut down because it ran out of money.   It's hard to figure out which saying fits best for MoviePass these days. Is it, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again?" Or is it, "Those who do not learn history are doomed to repe...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Moviepass, Helios, Variety, Mitch Lowe, HMNY, Khalid Itum, Matheson Analytics HMNY


MoviePass says it’s bringing back an unlimited movie plan

It may be hard to remember, but MoviePass once offered a relatively straightforward value proposition — for a monthly subscription fee, you could watch as many movies as you want. Now it sounds like a version of that plan is coming back. The news was shared in an interview that Executive Vice President Khalid Itum gave to Variety. Apparently, Itum didn’t offer any details beyond saying that some version of the unlimited plan — allowing subscribers to watch as many movies as they want each month ...
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MoviePass says it's bringing back an unlimited plan next week, though its last one led the startup to temporarily run out of cash (HMNY)

MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum teased an upcoming announcement of a new unlimited monthly subscription plan to Variety on Thursday. The unlimited plan was a big reason for the struggles of MoviePass last year, leading to the service temporarily being shut down because it ran out of money.   It's hard to figure out which saying fits best for MoviePass these days. Is it, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again?" Or is it, "Those who do not learn history are doomed to repe...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Moviepass, Helios, Variety, Mitch Lowe, HMNY, Khalid Itum, Matheson Analytics HMNY


MoviePass is Reviving its Unlimited Plan in Last-Ditch Effort to Bring Back Subscribers

You don’t recognize MoviePass anymore. Maybe it hurt you, maybe it betrayed you one too many times, and you’ve decided to leave it behind. But like a bad boyfriend, MoviePass wants you back and it’ll even go back to the way things were before things got complicated. That’s right, MoviePass is bringing back its unlimited plan as part of its new relaunch to attempt to shake off its troubled image and bring on new (or old) subscribers. The embattled movie ticketing service has survived bankrupt...
Tags: Movies, Moviepass, Variety, Business and Industry News, Khalid Itum


A MoviePass product manager resigned and blasted its leadership in a scathing letter emailed to all staff (HMNY)

On Wednesday, MoviePass product manager Eric Jeng resigned after one year at the company.  In a 704-word letter sent to the entire company, obtained by Business Insider, Jeng called out MoviePass executives for fostering what he sees as "such a perilous work environment for their employees." He also said he was "disappointed" in the company's response to employee allegations of inappropriate conduct. Jeng did not say who the allegations were directed at. Jeng closed by stating team morale at M...
Tags: Hollywood, US, Trends, Netflix, Miami, Nasdaq, Moviepass, Business Insider, Helios, Ellis, Khalid, Jeng, Bob Ellis, Matheson, Bird Box, Mitch Lowe


MoviePass Promises They’ve Changed, Announces New Monthly Plans

Just when you thought MoviePass had sold its last ticket, the movie ticket subscription service has one last gasp of breath. In an effort to show the millions of customers who have fled the service that they’ve changed and won’t be the shady, policy-changing company that we’ve come to know them as, MoviePass is trying to make amends by offering a new series of tiered monthly plans, each offering different kinds of access to movie tickets. But will it be enough to save MoviePass? Variety has t...
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MoviePass unveils details about its new 3-tier pricing plan and confirms a leadership shakeup (HMNY)

On Thursday, MoviePass announced a new three-tier pricing plan for its subscribers beginning January 1. The pricing ranges from $9.95 to $19.95 and varies depending where you live in the country.  Business Insider reported in November that the company planned to release three-tier pricing. On Thursday, MoviePass announced a new three-tier pricing plan for its subscribers beginning January 1, 2019. According to a MoviePass press release, the movie-ticket subscription service will offer three n...
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In Unexpected Plot Twist, MoviePass Buys Moviefone

The parent company of MoviePass, the controversial movie-going subscription service in the U.S., is buying Moviefone for approximately $23 million, according to Variety. In a deal that demonstrates a “substantial decline in value for Moviefone,” as Variety puts it, the interactive Moviefone info service is being sold by Verizon’s Oath unit as a promotional platform for its new owner. Moviefone was acquired by AOL for $388 million in 1999, when it was known for its phone-based character of Mr. M...
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