And he tells it so well that his piece on the subject has gotten damn well close to half a million clicks.
Roger feels it’s a mixture of factors, like the absence of an Avatar this year; the absurd prices of movies and refreshments; the unbearable chattiness of patrons; and the various forms of competition that are making movie theaters way less special.
Roger reminds us that people adore movies more than ever.
Just not these movies and under these circumstances.
They should turn his musings into a movie and call it Avatar 2 and I bet it would make tons of money.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 30, 2011