do you like watching movies on the big screen or prefer at-home viewing?
going to the cinema is definitely an enjoyable past-time for me. and it’s not just because the movie theatre popcorn tastes so good :) something about being in the dark with strangers, and for that 90-120 minutes, we are all sharing an experience together. laughing is more contagious in a crowd, and tension filled moments are simultaneously more excruciating and exhilarating (suspense and horror films are not usually my cup of tea).
well, there exists a really cool cinema where the seats are all old sofas and chairs (and there’s even an old classic car you can sit in!). you can buy food and eat it before, during or after the movie (i highly recommend the really big fresh-baked cookies and homemade ice cream). drinks (of the alcoholic variety or not) are also allowed. it’s like bringing in some of the comforts of home, but retaining the experience of movie going!
the only drawback? this cinema that i speak of is over 14,700 kms and an 18 hour time difference away from my home… Continue reading