I'Ll Pop My Own Corn

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I’ll Pop My Own Corn Movies are appealing for many reasons. They offer a welcome escape from routine existence, but why make an excursion to the theatre when all of the suitable amenities can be found at home? Movies are a great American past time. They bring people together; they thrill, chill, renew a faith in magic, reignite passions of the heart, and rejuvenate a belief in human integrity. Part of the beauty of enjoying a film is that the full experience can be appreciated without stepping outside the front door. Streaming a new release on Netflix or picking up a Redbox DVD can be a great way to decompress after the end of a long work (or school) week. Indulging in a movie from home offers entertainment without the inconvenience of freshening up post work-day. Instead of converting your outfit from day to night or morphing day-worn locks into something presentable, the easy route can be taken. Kicking off shoes and slipping into sweats are the only necessary preparations. Cozying up in the softness of a familiar sofa affords ultimate comfort for the viewer. In contrast, theatre seats are rigid and mechanical. The upholstery’s dark past is hidden by the shadows, but the sensation of sitting atop a petri-dish is ever present. Choosing a seat becomes the equivalent of a roulette game. Strangers file in through the darkness, their bulky frames on a path with destiny to obscure the views of shorter movie-goers. Seat backs morph into kick drums for young children and seem to attract mud-caked feet in search of an ottoman almost magnetically. Other movie patrons arrive accompanied by coughs, sneezes, cell phones, incessant chatter and troublesome odors. There are more benefits to staying in for a movie; one of the most notable is a difference in the bottom line. You could choose to stream limitless movies online for a month for pennies more than the price of…...

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