As cinema chains are closing or operating at reduced capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’d like to hear your views. What do you miss?
From the glow of the projector to the smell of the popcorn, the communal experience of going to the cinema has long been part of its attraction. But this past week has seen a string of blockbusters, including the new James Bond film, No Time to Die, delay their openings until next year or 2022, seriously imperilling cinemas chances of staying in business.
In response, major cinema chains in the US and UK, including Cineworld, have announced they are closing indefinitely or are significantly reducing their opening hours. But cinemas everywhere, big and small, are suffering financially due to social distancing rules, and the growth of home streaming.