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No more Blockbuster nights

Prepare to cry a few tears into your microwave popcorn - Blockbuster is closing its Juneau stores, citing a downturn in business. Most Blockbuster stores shut down in 2013, leaving only franchises bearing the name and meeting communities' movie...
Blockbuster closures won't impact Juneau

Alaska's 13 Blockbuster stores, including the two in Juneau, will not be impacted by Blockbuster LLC's recent decision to close its approximately...We operate completely independently from Blockbuster, except to pay franchise fees," Payne...
Movie review: 'Cinderella'

...Weitz, is stately and sumptuous, but dull and never ever delightful.The Disney instinct, spurred by Tim Burton's blockbuster success with "Alice in Wonderland," was sound, although following "Into the Woods" into theaters this closely is clumsy...
Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested is being investigated as a second-degree burglary and criminal mischief.JPD received a report of an alarm at the Blockbuster on Mendenhall Mall Road at about 4:13 a.m. Sunday. Responding officers found the intruders weren't able to pry the...
Review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

...partly to capitalize on the faith-based moviegoing audience and partly because the Bible offers stories suited to this blockbuster era, offering both spectacle and name-brand familiarity.More than 50 years after "The Ten Commandments" sandals are...
Destinations for 2015

...Capitals of Culture. And Norway made a number of "where to go in 2015" lists, thanks to its connection to Disney's blockbuster "Frozen" film.ANNIVERSARIESSingapore celebrates its golden Jubilee - 50 years since independence from Great Britain...
$2K reward for finding Bullwinkle's vandal

...years ago, said the Valley location will actually be moving across the street soon. He owns the building that houses the Blockbuster store across the street and will move Bullwinkle's there sometime this year.The glass has already been replaced, but...
Pure Sole: Review This!

...special because the Lynn Canal running camp began looking for applications for its fourth year - the first step toward a blockbuster pack of youth runners that attended the June gathering.Kake, a town known for its love of basketball, held a special...
The end of the film era in Juneau

...institution, has solely played movies on 35 mm film until about two years ago. Gross Theaters, which features more mainstream blockbuster hits, ditched their 35 mm film reels for digital projectors a few years ago."It's a big deal for us," Ridgway said...
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...about: The aspects of the self, grief, truth."I didn't want Reese to say to me, 'Oh, man, this is going to be a blockbuster,' " Strayed said. "I wanted her to say, 'Wow, I cried when I read this book. I felt it in my bones and I, too...


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