Curtains for movie theaters?

Movie buffs of a certain age will remember waiting nearly half a year to rent a movie after it left theaters. That is no longer.

You can now expect to stream certain films as soon as 31 days after theatrical release, thanks to a new deal struck between Universal and Cinemark Entertainment.

“Under the terms of the multiyear pact, a Universal movie opening to $50 million or more at the domestic box office can be made available in the home via premium VOD beginning 31 days after it opens on the big screen,” according to the Hollywood Reporter, which added that the window
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