Will Fear Kill the Movie Theater?

“We have to at least consider the possibility that many Americans, like me, will almost never see a movie in the theater again,” wrote Megan McArdle in The Washington Post on Monday. This has been a common sentiment in my circles over the last few months. Movie theaters — the actual act of moviegoing, of going to a movie — has never been in such existential peril. Streaming services and the dramatic improvement of the home-theater…