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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