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The summer has now ended, and it looks like Hollywood has reason to smile. While attendance was still closer to 1992 than 2013, the domestic ticket sales were up 14% over the lousy 2017 summer movie season. More importantly (so says me), there were a variety of movies big (Paramount/Viacom Inc.’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout) and small (Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc.’s Crazy Rich Asians) that carved out their piece of the pie. Unlike the 2016 season, it wasn’t just about superheroes and animated epics. Unlike 2016 (and yet like 2017), most of the summer movies were some variation of “good.” Moviegoers are thus that much more likely to go back to the multiplex next summer.