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

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 00:14:10 BST 2021


Right now I really haven't seen anything coming out I really want to watch.
Possibly the last James Bond with Daniel Craig.

On Mon, Jul 26, 2021, 7:44 AM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> Pretty soon, cinema will become what live musical theater is today -
> upscale entertainment for the affluent and educated, just as Broadway did
> before them, and opera before that. In the mid-19th century, opera was
> mass-market entertainment.
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> From: WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com>
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> > 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?
> > Tidsel
>
> 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.
>
> Gwynne: People also have larger TV's at home, with better resolution - you
> don't feel
> that you're missing much.
> I love the atmosphere of the cinema, and it's more of an event than
> watching a movie
> at home. But sometimes home is just so more convenient. And cheaper, too -
> cinemas
> are getting very expensive.
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