In this Aug. 10, 2017, file photo, children use smartphones near monitors displaying Chinese action movie "Wolf Warrior 2" at a cinema in Beijing.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
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As Hollywood prepares to celebrate its achievements at the Golden Globes on Sunday, new figures show all might not be well in the film industry, with attendances at a quarter-century low.The handful of hits has masked a decline of almost six percent on the year to 1.2 billion tickets sold, the lowest total since 1992, according to Box Office Mojo.It's all a stark contrast to the heyday of 2002, the busiest year since annual totals were first counted in 1980, when moviegoers bought 337 million more tickets than they did last year. Analysts have pointed out that there were no original titles among the top 10 grossing films in the domestic chart last year and worry that studios are overly reliant on reboots and franchises, which can be a turn-off.The latest movie theater figures come with streaming services offering more original movies than ever, and unlimited viewing for the monthly price of a single cinema ticket.The Amazon Studios-funded "Manchester By The Sea" won two Oscars and a Golden Globe in 2017 and Netflix has responded by scheduling 80 original films for release in 2018 .
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