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Netflix loses 800,000 U.S. subscribers in tough 3Q

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix’s video subscription service lost 800,000 customers in the third quarter —the biggest exodus in its history— even as its earnings rose 65 percent. The losses were larger than management had previously warned. The unwelcome surprise, contained ...

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Getaways: Film fest, flowers and free comic books

It’s back again! The Maryland Film Festival is here for our viewing pleasure Thursday through Sunday. Tickets are $10 for most screenings, so get them soon after checking out the great schedule. John Waters will be presenting “Domaine,” while Animal ...

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Comcast-NBC deal could open doors to future of home entertainment

WASHINGTON — New Internet video services from companies such as Netflix and Apple are offering a glimpse of a home entertainment future that doesn’t include a pricey monthly cable bill. To challenge the cable TV industry’s dominance in the living ...

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Lions Gate offers to combine with MGM

NEW YORK — Lions Gate is offering to combine its business with MGM in a deal supported by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns stakes in both studios. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. said Tuesday it has sent a proposal for ...

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Seeing ‘Red’ at the Senator

Next Friday, the first step in the renovation of the storied Senator Theatre will take place when it will start showing movies again, starting with the new release “Red.” The Senator last showed a movie in July after the new ...

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Blockbuster files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK — Troubled video-rental chain Blockbuster Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and said it plans to keep stores and kiosks open as it reorganizes. In a submission to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of ...

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