Streaming hasn’t killed NZ's silver screen

Streaming hasn’t killed NZ's silver screen
Dan Brunskill
Box office blockbusters haven’t lost their lustre in the streaming video age with New Zealand cinema recording its second-biggest year ever in 2019.The local box office booked $204 million in 2019, narrowly missing 2016’s record of $207 million, according to the Motion Pictures Distributors' Association.Sales got a boost in the final six months of the year from the release of well-loved films, including the live action-remake of Disney classic The Lion King, which alone earned $13 million, as well as: Frozen 2, the sequel to the highest-grossin...

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