Soon There Will Be Only One Blockbuster Left in the United States

The coming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will make this one in Bend, Ore., the only remaining one in the United States. The Blockbuster video store in Bend, Ore., stands steely and determined, defending itself against the expanding forces of digital streaming services like Netflix and HBO, whose charm is that customers need not get up from the couch” says Julia Jacobs.

Read more on The New York Times for more on the last Blockbuster 

Refer to Chapter 2: Watching world cinema for more on the effect of streaming on video stores

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