Movie Theatres and History Repeating Itself

31 12 2015

Recently, I published some thoughts on why box office revenues have seen a recent surge (and why it won’t like continue on that trajectory. What we appear to be seeing is history doing what it does: repeating itself.

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The Box Office Isn’t Dead (yet)

31 12 2015

A recent report on Barron’s (link here) describes the mild resurgence of box office revenues, courtesy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The problem here is that this isn’t necessarily a trend, and may not appear again, ever. The need to see a movie in a theatre just isn’t as compelling as in the past.

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