Maybe we should rephrase the question and ask which actor got the most screen time on hotel room flatscreens last month. Read more
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Abraham Lincoln or James Bond? That seemed the big question hotel guests pondered when choosing in-room movies last month. (Denzel Washington and Liam Neeson were also deep in the mix.) To find out if Oscar contenders trumped blockbusters for the top spots, read on. Read more
Fans of action thrillers like big screens, it seems. How else to explain The Dark Knight Rises’ status as the Number 2 hotel room movie in the United States and Canada and New York City in November, the first month it was available to hotel viewers? Batman got beat out of the top spot by last month’s winners — potty-mouthed teddy-bear Ted (nationwide) and the gritty Bourne Legacy (in New York). Read more
You know it’s summer when you’ve got action movies at the multiplex and comedies in hotel rooms. Hotel guests across the nation watched 21 Jump Street, about two hapless undercover cops sent back to high school to bring down a drug ring, more than any other pay-to-view movie last month. Read more
Once again we’re back with two of our favorite top-10 lists – the Hollywood movies most watched by guests in hotel rooms in New York City and across the nation. Read more
New Yorkers like to think they’re different from the rest of the country, but does that go for the movies watched in New York City hotel rooms?
Not in April. Last month’s ten top Hollywood movies – we don’t keep track of the other kind – viewed in hotel rooms throughout the nation were identical to the top ten screened in New York City hotel rooms. Read more
She scored big in movie theaters, won an Academy Award nomination for Rooney Mara and even picked up a gold statue at the Big Show. (Hey, no one said soundmixing wasn’t important.) So small surprise The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo cleaned up last month as the most-watched Hollywood movie in hotel rooms in New York and across the nation. Read more
Welcome to our newest feature. Each month we’ll post the 10 top Hollywood films watched by hotel guests in New York and across the US as compiled by LodgeNet, the country’s leading provider of in-room entertainment.
Here’s how guests voted with their TV remotes (and iPod apps) in February. Note to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: The Descendants cleaned up big with hotel guests. Read more
Add the TV zapper to the list of hotel room amenities one step closer to the junk heap.
Last week LodgeNet, the largest provider of in-room entertainment, introduced a new app that lets hotel guests use their smartphones to operate the TV. The free LodgeNet Mobile App turns an iPhone, iPad or Android into a hotel room remote control that does it all — turns the TV on and off, adjusts the sound and accesses free TV, on-demand TV and pay-per-view movies. The app also serves up information about the hotel and local events, restaurants, maps and attractions. Read more
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