Special Feature: The evolution of cinema

With ticket prices perpetually on the rise and streaming services more popular than ever (online giants Amazon recently relaunched LOVEFiLM as Amazon Prime Instant Video only last week, to a fairly mixed response), cinemas across the UK are having to evolve in order to satisfy the needs of casual film lovers and hardcore cinephiles alike. But have you ever wondered how the very first cinemas compared to the modern day multiplex? Curious to know more about the move from film to digital? Then take a look at the handy infographic below which charts the changes in cinema across the decades, from its early inception to the modern day. Just imagine: back before 1929 you’d never have to put up with someone chewing popcorn noisily in your ear – halcyon days.