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Finding A Move Starring An Actor

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Throughout my life, my family and I have always been really close. We spend time together and just generally like one another. There are no things that come up as a tradition or practice we regularly perform, but one thing that is almost an unspoken tradition is the way I spend time and connect with my dad. Sitting down on a rainy day or just the odd night to watch a movie together is a regular activity that my dad, my brother, my friends, and I do. Some may say that watching movies is just a few people sitting on a couch not interacting or connecting in and way. But it just isn’t. Finding a move starring an actor, directed by a director or in a genre we both like is an exciting process that is rewarded with 1.5 – 2.5 hours of suspense,…show more content…
As soon as my brother told me about this special premier and that he was going with his friends, I was ecstatic. Without thinking, I quickly texted two of my friends who also like these movies, telling them we need to go. I then thought for a few minutes and realized that I needed to ask my mom first if I could go. I started writing out a text, but I just didn’t think words on a screen could do enough convincing. So, I went into my contacts and dialed my mom’s number. I could feel my anxiety building with thoughts of, “What if she says no?”, “If she says no, then what am I supposed to tell my friends?” I kept thinking of these worst case scenarios and the phone kept ringing. Devastated, I heard the computerized voice break through the monotonous dial tone: “We’re sorry, but the numb-. “ I hung up before the automated voice mail could condemn me to my fate of no answer. After trying the number two or three times, I decided to give it one last go. Dialing the number, the ringing started. Once, twice, three times it rang before I secured an answer. With her answering, I conquered one of the steps to seeing a long-awaited movie of mine. “Mom?” I said in to my phone. “What do you need? I’m in a meeting.” She replied with a mixture of agitation and worry. “Oh… nothing.” I quickly hung up the phone knowing that if I asked now, it would be a definite no. I then decided to
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