To most observers, the closure of two movie screening rooms that shared a block near Times Square with a strip club and a souvenir boutique might seem like just another symptom of a changing neighborhood.
But for film critics in New York, the shuttering of Magno Review 1 and 2, which will show their last movies today after 31 years in operation, is significant.
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IndieWire also added responses from publicists on how losing the rooms will affect smaller studios’ PR.
“The loss of any screening venue, especially one with such a seasoned history in the industry, is upsetting,” independent publicist Emma Griffiths told IndieWire. “As a publicist working mainly on indie film, Magno was often a vital, affordable choice during awards season, for press screenings and for pre-festival screenings.”
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