Warner Bros’ decision to release major films simultaneously on HBO Max and in theatres is a huge shift in the industry.
Whether this is a permanent move or not remains to be seen, but it’s certain to send a shiver down the spines of cinema owners. The latter group have been pumping millions to movie studios for decades.
This blog feels that cinemas will survive. Not only are there the people who love the cinema going experience (which includes film makers), but there’s also the young and first daters who need somewhere to go when they socialise at night.