"Fictional situation: in 2030, there are less and less films to choose from, and people are uncertain how long they will be available.... "

2030 ?! I never thought of you as a "diehard optimist".
More like 2010 !!!
I know that I have never said this to you befor,PE, but Thank You! for the effort you are going through for everyone's sake. Reading this thread for the first time today, I am actualy getting a little "choked up". O r maybe its just the concentrar
ted ammonia fumes.