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Inside Indie Movie Theaters’ Battle to Survive

Inside Indie Movie Theaters’ Battle to Survive

Nestled at the foot of a large hill on the edge of downtown Providence, R.I., Cable Car Cinema was known to local moviegoers as ”the one with the couches.” That was a charitable description. They were love seats, really — perfect if you were with a date but awkward if you went to see a movie with a friend or found yourself seated next to a stranger.

Despite, or perhaps because of, its idiosyncratic seating, Cable Car inspired fierce devotion among its regulars, a collection of Brown and Rhode Island School of Design students, professors, artists and cinephiles.

“It was a place you went to commune with fellow movie lovers,” says Mike Ritz, a longtime patron. “You didn’t go there to see ‘Spider-Man.’ They played art films that challenged you, that provoked emotion, that made you think.”

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‘The Princess Bride’ Musical in Early Stages of Disney Theatrical Production

‘The Princess Bride’ Musical in Early Stages of Disney Theatrical Production

Top 10 Greatest Closing Shots In Movies

Top 10 Greatest Closing Shots In Movies