If you're a big fan of movies and want to see everything from the smallest independent movies to the biggest blockbusters in the theater, the unlimited MoviePass package, which lets you watch a movie a day at $ 10 a month, was like a dream come true. This unlimited plan was one of the victims of the tumultuous 2018 year of MoviePass, which experienced financial difficulties and frequent changes to its offers. Now, MoviePass has brought back an unlimited number … with many restrictions.
The new unlimited MoviePass package is called MoviePass Uncapped and, in appearance, looks a lot like the unlimited plan that has powered the service to millions of subscribers. MoviePass Uncapped offers subscribers an unlimited number of 2D movie shows each month (with no repeat views) for $ 19.95 per month. But for a limited time, if you pay a full year in advance, the price is $ 9.95 a month, or about $ 120 a year.
Basically, if you pay the year in advance, you get the same attractive price that has allowed MoviePass to become such a disruptive service. However, if you are suspicious of the service and you do not want to commit to a full year, you can still enjoy a reduced rate of $ 14.95 per month for a limited time.
Once this limited time offer has expired (it was not announced at that time), the plans are reduced to $ 19.95 for one month and $ 14.95 per month for the annual plan. This sounds like a very good deal for moviegoers, but what has been seen is that MoviePass has spent money as the Joker burns mafia money, there is so many warnings.
As reported by TechCrunch, the MoviePass announcement includes several notable restrictions that will likely help it stay afloat. On the one hand, the best deal on the Uncapped plan, where you get unlimited movie tickets for $ 9.95 a year if they are paid in advance, requires subscribers to pay by electronic check or through an automated processing center. This would theoretically reduce the credit card processing fee for MoviePass, but the ACH option would require subscribers to provide the service with their bank account information.
In addition, the most disturbing restriction is probably that with the Uncapped plan, MoviePass reserves the right to limit your selection of movies based on the title of the movie, your choice of theater, the day and the day. Time of the show, as well as its historical use. You may be limited if your individual use has a negative impact on the ability and availability of the service for other subscribers.
So, if you're the type of person who really wants to take advantage of this unlimited package, you may find that the number of movies you can watch with the No Ceiling package is limited. However, MoviePass is striving for greater transparency this time around and is very directive about these potential restrictions on the company's website.
Another disadvantage is that you can only book tickets for a movie three hours before the show begins. Once you have booked your tickets, you must register at the theater 10 to 30 minutes before the start of the movie. The new plan also replaces the three-level plans that MoviePass introduced in December as part of the brand's relaunch, though those who have already registered can keep them.
To try to fight against fraud, the new terms of service will also require ticket verification. The location services of the application will also be used to validate the location of the theater to confirm that you are using the service yourself. Apparently, this will be used at the beginning of the movie and while it's running to make sure you're there. How will it work if you turn off your phone while a movie is not clear.
As always, the latest MoviePass initiative has more questions than answers and we'll have to wait and see how it works in practice. Will subscribers be constantly prevented from seeing the films they want (Avengers: End of the gameand whether this plan is financially viable or not, are the two main concerns that come to mind.
Nevertheless, despite the many restrictions and uncertainties, if the Uncapped plan works as you would like it could be a lot. Even without rebates, the price of $ 20 per month exactly matches the cost of the AMC Stubs mailing list, which gives you more movies, but no 3D or premium projections. This makes it a safe bet if you want to see a lot of movies. The big unknown is whether MoviePass allows you or not.
No matter how much you pay for a movie, there's a lot to see this year. Check them out in our 2019 release schedule.