Cinema vs. streaming: the battle over when and where you can see movies

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Pho

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – While superheroes, monsters and aliens battle on the big screen, a real-life fight is raging behind the scenes that will determine what moviegoers will see at their local cinemas. The off-screen skirmish centers around the theatrical “window,” the time a movie plays exclusively in U.S. theaters before it can be released […]

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