Riviera Theatre, Three Rivers, Michigan, a single screen house seen on the 2011 THS conclave.

DIGITAL MOVIES – - DOOM FOR SMALL THEATRES ?

Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips notes a disturbing trend.  How many of the small theatres which we see on Conclaves will be able to afford digital ? (RS)

 ‘Are small theaters punching a ticket to oblivion? Price of technological tide may swamp some second-run, drive-in and small theaters as movie studios phase out film prints in favor of cost-effective digital distribution. It will cost them, either way . . . ‘

 Full story: 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-ent-0927-focus-digital-movies-20110926,0,4041273.column

Riviera Theatre, Three Rivers, Michigan, a single screen house seen on the 2011 THS conclave.

 

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