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ButterflyEffect  ·  111 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Monday March 16, 2020: The Day The Movies Died

Hey man. You’re right that I’m listening to Spotify right now. But when I’m home? I like my vinyl. Or using my stereo to listen to the jazz show on KNKX. I think the independent theaters like Central Cinema will be just fine, though they’re a tiny fraction of the movie market.





dublinben  ·  110 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Disney has already driven a stake into the heart of independent theaters by denying them the Fox back catalog. This direct to consumer play via Disney+ is just their followup move against the major first-run cinema chains.

kleinbl00  ·  111 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The question is, will your home vinyl habit alone support the next Adele album? I think we both know the answer to that.

Here's the question : will tge industry adopt exhibition rules to allow those theaters to exist? Because right now you will pay a minimum of $500 per screening for any film you care to name and that is fucking fantasy money from here on out.