A Question

clapperI was watching the cooking show, Patricia Heaton Parties. (As an aside, I don’t give parties, but do enjoy watching others go through the gyrations of preparing for them.) Each episode has a theme, and this show’s theme was “Movie Night.”

The party food was nice, though I question including gummy bears in the make-your-own-sundae bar. Don’t get those cold critters in your bridgework. Anyway, considering the theme, I came up with a poll question for you all:

 

There are no prizes for the correct answer, and talking is encouraged.

For me, the answer is that it depends on the movie. If it’s a weeper, I’m Greta Garbo and want to be alone. I have a violently terrible cry face and refuse to have others see it.

If it’s a rom com, commentary is good. If it’s a bad Austen adaptation, commentary is vital to surviving the experience. If it’s a time bending SciFi sort of deal, I prefer to be confused in solitude.

Horror I don’t watch anymore, and mysteries are a maybe.

No matter what the movie, I don’t mind spoilers.

So, let us know whether you watch in the quiet or in a crowd.

Clapper board photo courtesy of Horia Varlan, via Flickr.

 

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3 thoughts on “A Question

    1. Susan Kaye Post author

      Sorry, I meant at home. When we go to the movies, it’s to a very out-of-the-way theater, and to the first showing of the day so we’ve gotten to see new releases with practically no one else around us.

      There were only 15-20 people besides us for the showing of Captain America, Civil War. I call that pretty private these days.

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      1. Laura Hile

        My husband, in particular, is accustomed to our “talk at home” policy, and when we go to a theater, he forgets! πŸ˜€ As for my sons, their talk is part of home movie fun. During their college years–and probably now, though not as often–entire conversations consisted of movie quotes lobbed back and forth.

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