[LMB] OT Cinemas (25/7) : OT: Reader response

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 26 05:23:21 BST 2021

WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
>WalterStuartBushell wrote:
>> tidsel via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>>> I guess I miss going to the cinema, the bigger room, other people,
>>> a certain atmosphere, a little outing/event..
>>> Are the days numbered for cinemas? Hastened by the pandemic?
>> People talking during the film, some doing spoilers, sound way to loud
>> and the ability to pause and attend to nature's call without loosing
>> part of the movie at home make streaming better. Oh, and the ability to
>> review parts on some platform is a big plus.
> "Dreaming is a Private Thing" by Asimov discusses the differences
> between personal experience and a public event.

Kuttner's "The Proud Robot" gets into the conflict between companies
that sell private vs. group showings of entertainment events. :-)


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