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Can Selling Saved Seats Save Movie Theaters?

Thank Hollywood hand-wringing and Netflix.
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Stan Meyers has two conditions for going to a movie: It has to be in an IMAX theater, and he has to be able to reserve a seat in the top two rows.

“The ideal seats are higher than you would think, because the screen is so tall,” he explained. “If they aren’t available, I just don’t go.”