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Superheroes to the Rescue as Theaters Tussle With Small Screens

  • Cinema owners’ annual conference has serious issues to discuss
  • Streaming services are growing much faster than movie theaters
Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War

Source: Marvel 

The movie industry loves an underdog. Except, perhaps, when the underdog is Netflix.

Pesky upstarts like Netflix Inc., Apple Inc. and Amazon Prime Video are shaking up the movie-theater business, making them the perfect targets for cocktail-party griping at this year’s CinemaCon, a gathering of 3,700 movie-theater owners, movie executives and press from 80 countries that starts Monday in Las Vegas.