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Arena Cinelounge becomes the first Los Angeles cinema to reopen its doors

Arena Cinelounge Sunset, Hollywood’s arthouse, genre, and independent cinema, is to become the first cinema in Los Angeles to re-open on Friday, June 19, 2020 with special engagements of classic BAFTA and Independent Spirit Award winner The Unbearable Lightness of Being and the 2020 festival winner Babyteeth starring Ben Mendelsohn. Ushering in what maybe a new normal in cinema attendance for sometime to come. With many …

Can cinema survive the pandemic?

Once upon time film studios reigned supreme in their control of theatrical movie presentation. With many of the biggest names in Hollywood owning prestigious theatres to ensure their films reached the largest audience possible. However, by the late 1940’s the system that had helped create Hollywood was slowly dying. As new laws in America came into place that instructed studios …