MoviePass blackouts and anti-fraud tests upset some customers

This week customers complain that they’ve seen many showings of the new Jennifer Lawrence movie Red Sparrow marked “not supported” by their pass. As Pop Culture Beast theorizes, this could be an attempt to black out certain theaters, drive users to others and prove the service’s value as a way of leading traffic to particular movies or locations. While it’s a bit harder to see Red Sparrow, MoviePass is pushing Death Wish, which also opened this week. – Richard Lawler, The Hollywood Reporter http://engt.co/2F9iWG5