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I’ll be sad to lose the movie theater experience but, let’s face it, for people who want to spend their $10/ticket on a film worth watching, there’s a very short season each year — when Oscar picks come out and some small art films come through town. We have an 18-plex and it’s full of children’s films or blockbuster garbage 10 months out of the year. I mean, I can’t find a single film there worth watching. But in my home I can see all sorts of good films, and a good number of excellent Scandinavian crime series as well. As a viewer, I welcome this transition. Thanks to Amazon Prime, I actually got to see Lonergan’s “Margaret.” The curating is needed more than ever, too, with too much content out there. I agree the loss of the boutique indy-friendly production companies and distributors is a shame, but like you say, film itself is a relatively new form of art and has rapidly changed as technology has developed — only 100 years since the first “talkies.”

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