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Picture this: 3 possible endings for cinema as COVID pushes it to the brink – The Conversation AU

Cinemas have survived threats before. But the pandemic shutdown might speed up the shift to short theatre runs or take us back to the old studio-style monopolie…

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Hollywoods heavyweights joined forces last week to ask the US government to help save cinemas. Directors James Cameron, Patty Jenkins and Martin Scorsese warned that cinemas may not survive the impact of the pandemic, with more than two thirds likely to fold without a bailout.
Meanwhile, the release of the next James Bond film has been delayed yet again following disappointing ticket sales for Christopher Nolans Tenet.
COVID-19 has done something two world wars were not able to achieve. It cl…

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