Compare and Contrast Watching a Movie at Home vs. Going to the Theatre

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Tricia Fischer
English 1010
Professor Busi
Watching a film on TV is better than watching in theaters this how I’m going to prove my comparisons. It's annoying when you hear from friends what happens in the movie and it ruins the whole thing. It just isn't the same! It depends on, how good your surround system is and how big your TV is, and economic hardships today. It does not mean that the enjoyment of watching movies needs to be sacrificed. There is something to be said for big screen viewing; however, the home provides a comfortable, intimate, and common place for families to enjoy classic or newly released movies. Choosing to watch a movie at home is comfortable,
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Let alone deal with the infamous bright light when they would open there cell phone to see who was text them. Most of all, I won’t have to keep looking back at the innocent looking teenager that keeps kicking my chair, even though I have turned around several times to try to directly let him or her know it was bothering me.

Being comfortable is another big factor for me in determining whether watching a movie at home or at a movie theater? At the theater, comfort ability is not an option. All chairs in the theater are made in a certain way only allowing you to sit in a position in which the chair is made. Comfort ability at home is another story. When watching a movie at home, you have the choice of sitting on the floor, couch, and soft chairs or lay down.

When one goes to watch a movie at the theater, they have to plan which theater to go too, the cost of the movie, and visiting the concession stand, which is over-rated and over-priced, but I do love some theater pop-corn. Assume a family of two (one adult) (one child)
• Cost of Child Ticket: $10.00
• Cost of Adult Ticket: $.10.00
Totaling around-22.00
• Cost of Concessions for two people= $10.00
• It’s cheaper to wait for the video to come out on video and watch it at home, then you can also eat popcorn at home cheaper. I took my son to see the Lion King 3D they charged me $22.00 I still watched it. My son didn’t want to sit too watch so they gave me my money back. Waste of time that’s why
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