BY JAKE COYLE, NEW YORK — The drive-in theater, long a dwindling nostalgia act in a multiplex world, is experiencing a momentary return to prominence.
With nearly all of the nation’s movie theaters shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, some drive-in owners think they’re in a unique position to give moviegoers a chance to do something out of the house while keeping distance from others.
This weekend, some drive-ins aren’t the only show in town.
They’re the only show in the country.
For a brief moment, the drive-in is uniquely suited to today.