Is Sinemia the MoviePass Alternative You’re Looking For?

Back in August, as the wheels were coming off the MoviePass wagon — well, to be precise, it was more a case of wheels coming off the wagon, rolling down the street, and splashing mud on a sidewalk crowded with nuns — your film editor contemplated the future of subscription movie services. “This can be […]

MoviePass’ parent company just freed up some room to sell more stock — after already increasing its share count by 80,000% since July (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Helios and Matheson, the parent of MoviePass, is required to reserve millions of shares of stock as part of a series of debt agreements. The company’s creditors have agreed to reduce the number of shares it has to set aside. The move could free the company up to sell new shares to […]

MoviePass owner announces it recently raised $65 million in new funding (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Ted Farnsworth, the CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics, which owns MoviePass, said on Tuesday that the company has raised $ 65 million in new funding. He also said that that MoviePass has controlled its spending since changing to the three-movies-per-month plan.   MoviePass isn’t going anywhere — at least according to Ted […]

Daily Podcast: How We Watch Movies At Home, Dark Phoenix, Tarantino, MoviePass, Halloween, & New Streaming Services

On the September 27, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk what the latest film and tv news, including Dark Phoenix, Quentin Tarantino, MoviePass, Halloween and New Streaming Services. And in The Mail Bag we’ll answer some questions about Jack Ryan […]

MoviePass owner posts huge loss as investors launch lawsuits

Back when MoviePass first announced its $ 10-a-month subscription for one movie a day, AMC said the scheme was like “turning lead into gold.” Since no alchemist stepped forward to do that for MoviePass, the movie ticketing service’s parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, has posted a massive operating loss that reached $ 126.6 million […]

MoviePass has less than two months left before it runs out of cash — and its latest changes won’t save it (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider MoviePass’ parent company, Helios and Matheson, has less than two months of cash left at the rate it was burning through its funds in the second quarter. Even if it was able to reduce its burn rate as much as executives have stated, it still would have less than a month’s worth […]

MoviePass Continues to Get Worse, Only Makes Two Movies Available at a Time

Another weekend has arrived, creating another opportunity for MoviePass to disappoint their customers. This week already brought news that MoviePass would soon only be offering a new $ 9.95 subscription plan that gives new and renewing monthly subscribers just three movie tickets a month. That’s a far cry from the initial plan that offered one […]