Although cinema is now a priority, some feel as if cinema is no longer the cinema when it was first established. Movies no longer have that special feeling like viewers once had. Today, films are not only shared within a theater, if one pleases they could always have the same experience elsewhere. Moreover, with technology expanding, it takes away the importance cinema once had. “The
Theatre means more to me than just something to do when I get bored or something I need to get through for high
• The impacts on the Film and Television industry by discussing the positive and negative socio-economic effects of streaming services and pay-tv on sectors such as retail, exhibition and free-to-air television.
| Drive-in theaters were perfect for the suburban family because they were so cheap and close that parents didn’t have to drive all the way to the city to see a movie. Their popularity faded once property value increased and color television and VCRs were introduced.
It will be interesting to see what effect this has in the overall US economy, and how it plays out in the long run. In the short term, it will do some damage to the respective local economies of each Blockbuster location in that there will be a few less people working in each community. These people will have less income, in the short-term and will therefore need to cut back extracurricular spending while they look for new sources of income. Also, there will be even less available jobs in the local region which will only stiffen competition for the jobs that are remaining. There is also the possibility that
Movies, being an influential factor in our society, make a great impact on our outlook on foreign and
overall research shows the following: Moviegoers have different options to choose. Most of them are price sensitive and looks for a movie theater, which is matched with their budget and their time, to watch a movie. they have some other options such as streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and HBO which offer different movies and people can see movies wherever internet is available. If somebody wants to see a new film when it is released, they have to go to a movie theater to watch them.
stopping the movie whereas one does not have that choice in the theater. Movie theaters make it more
In the article “Reinvent the Movie Theater: Wifi, Outlets, Lowlights, Second Screen Experience” by Hunter Walk, the author reveals the cinema's inability to adapt to a modern concept. By integrating advanced technology into theater experiences, Hunter Walk believes it would further elevate the ambiance; consequently, attracting a broader audience. This belief is built upon the fundamental principle of wants and needs. Walk conveys the idea of segregating similarly minded viewers into “environments which meet our needs” ultimately, optimizing pleasure. Walk communicates throughout his article, that creating a multifunctional space permitting the use of all technology will increase productivity. If the cinema introduced “wifi, outlets, lowlights”
On Tuesday, November 29th at 5:00 P.M. I went to the a cultural event in CCU's movie theatre. This event was watching a movie called "Indochine." I believe it was said that this movie was the third installment of Edwards College Film Series put on by the Department of History. The movie was set in the 1930s, when French rule in Indochina is coming to an end. The main character was a French woman named Eliane who worked in the rubber fields, she basically managed Vietnamese workers who worked in her fields. She has an adopted Vietnamese daughter named Camille, who is very beautiful, she's supposed to be having an arranged marriage, but that soon changes when she meets a young Navy officer named Jean-Baptiste who saves her life and she falls
Modern technology isn't disappearing and the need for movie theaters will continuously decline. If movie theater owners take the time to examine several of these options they will certainly find one that functions for them and begin to earn a revenue that is truly theirs.
Tricia Fischer English 1010 Professor Busi 9/9/11 CHOOSING TO WATCH A MOVIE AT HOME OR IN THEATRES. Watching a film on TV is better than watching in theaters this how I’m going to prove my comparisons. It's annoying when you hear from friends what happens in the movie and it ruins the whole thing. It just isn't the same! It depends on, how good your surround system is and how big your TV is, and economic hardships today. It does not mean that the enjoyment of watching movies needs to be sacrificed. There is something to be said for big screen viewing; however, the home provides a comfortable, intimate, and common place for families to enjoy classic or newly released movies. Choosing to watch a movie at home is comfortable,
In order to discuss the multiple benefits that theater has to offer, I must first describe briefly what exactly is
The cinema of attraction. ‘A matter of making images seen.’ This is what Fernand Léger was writing in 1902 about the new art, trying to describe the possible changes in cinema, by emphasizing the fact that imitating the movements of nature is not necessarily the best way of defining cinema’s essence. This is only one of the writings concerning this topic which influenced Tom Gunning in characterizing the cinematic period before 1906 as that of the ‘cinema of attractions’.
Unreliable Unreliable They are two very different settings, but like other things, they also have similarities. No matter where you go, you’re still watching a movie. You can still eat and still spend time with your friends and family. Hopefully when watching a movie one is watching something that have been looking forward to seeing, the movie is enjoyable, whether at home or the theatre. Another thing that doesn’t make cinemas less appealing is that one can whisper in small amounts, as long as no one is being bothered. Finally, similarity is found in both settings, nobody likes their movie to be interrupted by either a phone call or a text. One has to immediately turn of their phones.