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Tips for movie manners and audience etiquette

I think everyone has had the unfortunate experience of dealing with some serious lack of etiquette in a performance based context. This could be anything from people talking during films, texting during a stage play or just an overall lack of respect and manners in a public performance setting. You know exactly the behaviour I’m talking about and, man, it […]

by Michael Oliveri· · Opinion ·
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Socializing during movies shouldn’t be acceptable

  Somehow, the concept of going to see a film has become tied up with forms of direct interaction: a person goes to the show with friends, or on a date. This is curious and especially flawed because cinema is not inherently a social experience. A movie — at least, a good movie — is generally crafted to captivate the […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Opinion ·