How Movie Theaters Fought to Survive (Another) Year of Turbulence and Change. From shorter theatrical windows to simultaneous streaming releases, in 2021 the cinema business was challenged like never before.
December 2021 from Variety. Focuses on US cinemas. Link here tinyurl.com/yc36jpua
10/1/2022 06:12:00 pm
Just a quick note to say that the MovieFest Charitable Trust has entered into an agreement to assume the operation of the Regent Cinema in Dannevirke and is about to commence the process of installing a digital projector to enable screenings to resume.
17/1/2022 11:53:59 am
kia ora Graeme; thanks for getting in touch. I had seen news of this posted on Facebook and will put a notice on my Blog section on the site. Please keep informed with any developments and I will endeavour to visit Dannevirke when the time is right.
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Geoff Lealand was an Assoc Prof in Screen and Media Studies at the University of Waikato from 1992 to 2017. Now retired (not a word he favours), he writes social history, maintains this site, its Facebook and Instagram pages, as well as going to the cinema at least twice weekly.