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March 31, 2006

Movie Linkage

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* What to do if movie-theater ticket sales are dropping while DVD sales are booming? Why not release your films straight to DVD?

* Joi Lansing is trapped in the web of love.

* Thomas Groh enjoys showing off tacky and sensationalistic movie posters from eras when movie posters were really movie posters. (Link thanks to Colby Cosh.) Check out this scandalous beauty -- now that's the kind of ad that can get me to a movie theater pronto.

* Ilkka predicts -- convincingly, to my mind -- that in five years no more physical video stores will remain.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at March 31, 2006




Comments

You can see my comment on 16 Volts about why DVD rental stores may *not* be endangered. I still stand behind what I said.

Posted by: Peter on March 31, 2006 03:33 PM



That looks very much like the gals in the video games these days...

Posted by: susan on March 31, 2006 04:33 PM



Who was that guy stirring the pot in the Joi Lansing clip? Wait...was that you, MB? Admit it, that's your ultimate fantasy role, isn't it? Come on, come clean. Confession is good for the soul.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on March 31, 2006 11:30 PM



I could only dream to play such a glorious role ...

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on April 1, 2006 12:34 PM






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