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2011's Box Office Woe and What Could/Should Be Done About It

The end of the year always brings all kinds of top 10, bottom 10, best-of, and worst-of lists, and comparisons to the previous year(s) in a variety of measures. This year was no different, and one yearly comparison that is getting some attention is the ticket sales in theaters in 2011 vs 2010 and... (more)

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Jan 6, 2012 - Cine'Senor  

I am definitely attending movies much less this year, primarily due to the push to go digital across the country. Digital just isn't comparable to a film presentation, flat, plain and uninviting. Film has a much warmer, inviting presentation with depth. In addition, distributors want to up the ticket prices on 3-D presentations, expect9ng patrons to pay more for an inferior digital presentation in 3-D.

Apparently the rest of the nation finds digital and 3-D inferior from the ticket sales for the last year or two. That's OK distributors, just keep shoving this garbage at us and we'll all subscribe to Netflix and all the theatre outlets will close thier doors. 

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