ELSEWHERE: Why Do People Pay Money To See A Movie They Don’t Plan To Watch?

Over at The Dissolve – and excellent new film site you should be reading, by the way — Matt Singer has written two pieces about a “strange and alarming trend”: people who claim to love movies but don’t actually like to watch them. In other words, people who pay money to sit in a theatre, but don’t think it a big deal to spend time tweeting and texting on their phone.

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Jason Morehead lives in the lovely state of Nebraska with his wife, three children, zero pets, and a large collection of CDs, DVDs, books, and video games. He's a fan of Arcade Fire and Arvo Pärt, Jackie Chan and Andrei Tarkovsky, "Doctor Who" and "Community," and C.S. Lewis and Haruki Murakami. He's also a web development geek, which pays the bills — and buys new music and movies. Twitter: @jasonopus. Web: http://opus.fm.


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