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MISC by Marauder
May 12, 2009, 12:01 AM
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MISC

Blockbuster, the movie-rental company that was once the only game in town, now finds itself scurrying for market share against a number of competitors on a variety of fronts, including online and in vending machines, according to this report. The once-dominant player in the video space reports its quarterly earnings on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal (5/11)

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The new "Star Trek" film, from Viacom’s Paramount Pictures, opened with $72.5 million in ticket sales, the best debut in the 11-movie franchise. The debut may pave the way for still more "Star Trek" films. The media giant is likely to reap additional revenue from spin-off consumer products. (Iwantmedia 5/11, http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aNsNjedi7cp4  5/10)

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