People have been proclaiming the imminent death of theatrical motion pictures for just about as long as theatrical motion pictures have been around. The introduction of sound was supposed to kill the movies. TV was supposed to kill the movies. VCRs were supposed to kill the movies. Despite it all, theatrical motion pictures somehow managed to survive and even thrive through most of the 20th century. But as we approach 2006, movies are in a truly dire state. They may not be dead, but, to... More >>>