Big studios are gobbling each other up as smaller movies struggle and even name-brand titles tank at the box office. Netflix is revolutionising the way people watch films, while major new streaming services from Apple, Disney, Warner Bros. and other deep-pocketed studios are coming soon. And every aspect of the movie industry — from the diversity of its storytellers to the spoils of Oscar season — is being called into question.

"This is the biggest shift in the content business in the history of Hollywood," producer Jason Blum recently said.

But what will it all look like when the dust

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Is there a future in theatres for anything besides blockbusters?

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Is a theatrical release still important?

If theatres wane, what will the streaming era look like?

Will the streaming era force us to rethink the Oscars?

Will young people still care about movies?

Is there a way to make this work financially?

Can greater opportunities for women and people of colour save an industry in turmoil?