June 10, 2004

Madstone Bites the Dust

Longtime readers will remember my Madstone Theaters critiques in my Nettle blog. One of the things I was concerned with is that Madstone wasn't doing a good job marketing itself or establishing a brand that made sense.

Well, well, well. It seems they've up and gone out of business. Very quietly, I might add. Apparently the only news outlet that covered Madstone's demise was the Salt Lake Tribune.

I found out about it because yesterday I got a mournful email from a former Madstone San Diego employee, thanking me for my Nettle critiques from 2002. I think what she was saying between the lines was, "they oughta have listened to you."

Posted by brian at June 10, 2004 08:21 AM | TrackBack


I'm sorry to hear that, as they recently opened a theater in Tampa that was a nice addition to the mix.

Posted by: Davei at June 10, 2004 06:17 PM

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