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The Movie Industry Holds Its Breath As New York Reopens Theaters

Movie theaters in New York City are reopening after nearly a year. And the decisions has consequences for the entire globaly output of Hollywood.
The marquee of the IFC Center in Manhattan welcomes viewers back after being closed nearly one year Source: Ryan Kailath

Movie theaters in Chicago, Houston, Phoenix and Philadelphia have been open for months. But attendance remains low, not just because of public safety concerns—but because there isn't much to see. Major studios are delaying their blockbusters, or releasing them straight to streaming.

One big reason? The two biggest movie markets in the country, New York City and Los

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