Well, than that is no place for cinephile like you to live.
Just kidding, off course that is the valid obstacle, along with high ticket prices (again, I don't know how it is in Belgium, but here tickets for weekdays are almost half of the price of the weekend tickets).
And now, something that is completely not in the sign of our times: Last week, in my hometown of Drniš a cinema was opened. Drniš is a small town, town itself has population of 3000. It used to have a cinema (place of my first cinema experience), but it lost it (along with more than half of the population) 26 years ago.
I must admit this got me teary-eyed a bit