Boase Cohen & Collins (Hong Kong): World is watching this Far East drama

Movie buffs may recall The Last Picture Show, an evocative portrayal of a decaying Texas town in the 1950s whose fate is encapsulated by the closure of its cinema. The film is a nostalgic look back, with director Peter Bogdanovich communicating regret over the passing of an era. Hong Kong is as far removed from a one-horse dust bowl as you can imagine, but there was still poignancy in this week’s news that cinema chain UA has succumbed to the “unavoidable and devastating pressure” of the coronavirus pandemic, closing down after 36 years of entertaining film fans. MORE.

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