Overall box-office revenues and the amount of theaters both continue to rise, even as the frequency of movie-going continues to fall in almost every demographic.Not exactly, but this is a long article on what theaters are doing to attract audiences and what the problems are. Daniel Barnes, East Bay Express.
Indicators are less encouraging, however, for smaller independent theaters with four screens or less. And, as ever, it’s a tough time for cinema purists and art-house aficionados, both in the East Bay and beyond.
And even David Lynch recently declared that “feature films are in trouble and the art houses are dead.”