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Movie Industry Refocuses Amid Box-Office Slump

For 18 straight weeks, movie box-office grosses have been lower than they were a year ago. To address the problem, movie studios are trying new strategies. They're simultaneously releasing films in theaters, on pay TV and on DVD.

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Kim Masters
Kim Masters covers the business of entertainment for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She joined NPR in 2003.