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“Ford v Ferrari” was the number 1 movie this weekend, making $31 million. That sounds great until you realize that this week last year, “Fantastic Beasts 2” made twice that, $62 million. The top five films at the box office is off by more than 56% year to year. More options like Netflix, Hulu, etc plus advance buzz kill from social media and Rotten Tomatoes has all led to a significant drop off in theater attendance. The films most hurt are the mid-level ones, with several good films like “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Good Liar” simply striking out.

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