Consider your favorite film of all time. You’ve probably watched it fifteen times. You know the lines, the body language of the main characters. You may even have the screenplay lying around at home. Odds are, you’ve watched it in the comforts of your own home far more often than you watched it in the theater. Scarface bombed in the theater; Blade Runner didn’t earn half of its budget. And It’s a Wonderful Life fared no better on the silver screen. Each of these films were designated ‘classic’ after years in the living room.
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