For the next couple of years, the changes we will see in movie theaters will be mostly of an aesthetic nature, but the same cannot be said of a decade from now. According to even the most cautious predictions by experts, film will be seen to give way to live screenings of major political, cultural of athletic events. The stars of Hollywood will be replaced by the stars of the soccer pitch, pop idols and Formula One racers. So far, technology has not really allowed for the easy projection, live and on a big screen, of major events, but that is soon to change. Who knows, maybe we will be watching the next World Cup at the movies. «Don’t forget that television stations also show a lot of films, but the difference lies in all the other programs they show on their airwaves,» says Antonopoulos.