US home movie spending keeps falling ...

US home movie spending keeps falling in 1st half

There are 3 comments on the The Oregonian story from Jul 19, 2010, titled US home movie spending keeps falling in 1st half. In it, The Oregonian reports that:

U.S. spending on home entertainment continued to fall in the first half of the year as gains for Blu-ray discs and digital downloads again failed to make up for the big drop in DVD sales.

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#1 Jul 19, 2010
Um, it's the economy, Stupid!

I think that, given a choice between eating and watching a movie, most of them are going to choose to eat.
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#2 Jul 20, 2010
Bama Yankee wrote:
Um, it's the economy, Stupid!
I think that, given a choice between eating and watching a movie, most of them are going to choose to eat.
People have loads of movies saved on tape, plus there are plenty of free movies you can see on TV or watch over the internet.

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#3 Jul 20, 2010
Movie Watcher wrote:
<quoted text> People have loads of movies saved on tape, plus there are plenty of free movies you can see on TV or watch over the internet.
Agreed.

I have several hundred DVD movies that I bought at retail before I retired. I just keep watching them over and over. A couple more times through the collection and I'll have the dialog memorized. ;-)

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