An optimistic public radio screed is far too hopeful but provides a nice topic to garner comments from keyboard know-it-alls.
Reality check . . . Going to the movies was always a drag but nowadays it's not worth the health risk. The impact of the pandemic forever changed the biz and even the most talented execs will have a hard time convincing the public to give up the comforts of home to sit in a gross auditorium and pay top dollar for mediocre food served by people who absolutely despise patrons.
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Going To The Movies Has Been A Kansas City Tradition For More Than A Century. Will It Survive The Pandemic?
Just as we were starting to see a glimmer of light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, the announcement came. Yet another staple of Kansas City life would not be seeing the other side. It was curtains for the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet, a cinema in the Power & Light district.