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Commercials in Theaters
American capitalism 101—here’s how it works:
Network television pays for itself by selling you orange juice, Hyundais and Ronald McDonald. Cable TV (HBO, The Movie Channel, Cinemax) pays the bills by charging a monthly fee for advanced previews and special features. Fair enough. No complaints.
Movie theaters have always belonged to the latter category. You pay money to see a film. You depend upon a film’s "bu...