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Why I won't mourn the death of the cinema

13 December 2020

6:00 PM

13 December 2020

6:00 PM

You could smell the stale popcorn and rancid carpet from the other end of the high street but that unmistakable Odeon odour always set my pulse racing. That was before we lost the vast art deco interior to corporate greed and short sightedness. The carving up of the beautifully ornate auditorium into three miniscule screens ruined the ‘going to the pictures’ experience.

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James Innes-Smith is the author of The Seven Ages of Man – How to Live a Meaningful Life


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