Alamo Drafthouse bought the seminal New York chain’s collection in an effort to make rentals a draw for moviegoers. Can one disrupted business help another?
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during the pandemic, but its founder, Tim League, is still bullish on the future of moviegoing.
Total escapism will have to wait, though, as we get used to watching movies with sparse, socially distant crowds and abundant rules.
The industry was decimated by the pandemic, with theaters shut across the country and new films delayed by Hollywood studios. But now cinemas are ready to fill up their seats again. Will audiences follow?
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