Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace – Review

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Host Paul Booth reviews Award-winning Documentary from Director April Wright 

Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace

World Theatrical Premiere – Laemmle Los Angeles Oct 24-31

Distributor Passion River Films

Awards:

Best Feature Documentary – Coney Island Film Festival, Grand Prize, Best Feature Documentary – Silver State Film Festival, Director’s Choice – Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival, Best Feature Documentary – Niagra Falls International Film Festival 

This is a wonderful and important time-capsule of our heritage. This film captures a time that is sadly leaving us with the advent of streaming. As a viewer, I ask the question if we have returned to the ‘1950s and are seeing what T.V. did to Cinema? This film does a wonderful job of capturing the essence of the Cinema. April Wright’s POV took me down memory lane of all the old theatres I grew up with that are now a Home Depot or Whole Foods. 

Paul Booth

Paul Booth

Paul Booth’s love of movies is at the core of who he is. He is a filmmaker, journalist and film historian.

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