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Do you prefer to watch movies in the theater or at home?

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Meli, Jul 14, 2017.

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Do you prefer to watch movies in the theater or at home?

  1. Theatre

    22.2%
  2. At home

    46.7%
  3. Both

    31.1%
  4. never like watching movies

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  1. Moldovan Eliza

    Moldovan Eliza New Member

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    Honestly I love to watch movies at the theaters because of the atmosphere that is created in there. When I watch movies at home I just enjoy them by myself and It's like i'm no so engaged with the plot. As per the movies that I watch at the theater, I feel like more ethusiasted and more adrenalized, actually I can not compare the feelings between these two kind of experiences.
     
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    Even though I really enjoy going to the movie theater, its more of a social thing for me. To truly enjoy a movie experience, I prefer to watch it at home. That way I can pause, rewind, turn on captions etc. I have complete control over the viewing of the film which makes me enjoy it more. I don't hate the theaters though, I just think both options are geared towards my different moods, if I want a low key way to catch up with friends or a public place to go on a first date the theater is fine but if I want to focus on the film itself I rather watch at home.
     
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    I like watching movies in theater and at home. To watch movies which has very good VFX, I would go to theater. But, I never watch a movie more than once in theater.

    And, I like to watch adventurous, thriller, suspense movies at home. I like to pause the movie to understand/guess the villain or to rewind to enjoy special scenes once again.
     
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    I prefer to watch movies at home because I can be comfortable and not worry about missing something if I need to get up and do anything in the middle of the movie because I can just hit pause and come back. I also like to be able to relax in my pj's and a big bonus is I don't have to pay outrageous prices for drinks or snacks. We can sit down and watch a movie with dinner and just enjoy the night. It's also so much cheaper to watch movies at home because I have a Fire Stick.
     
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    If you're going to mention the odors oozing from peoples bodies you can't forget how loudly they chew and the fact that there's ALWAYS a few people who talk through the entire thing. I've actually stood up and yelled at people who wouldn't shut up before. I also like to be able to relax in my pjs so watching movies at home makes perfect sense.
     
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    I like the convenience of being able to lay on my bed, couch or wherever at home I like. If I want to pop a beer and enjoy my movie, I can without any kind of problem. I can make some hot chocolate on a winter day and get cozy.

    Although I do enjoy going out to a theater every once in a while, especially if it's a casual date night. Then, it's a movie, and then enjoy a nice meal at a restaurant.
     
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    Lol... odors oozing out.. That was funny, in some cases very true also. This is a good post, and article overall
     
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    I agree with you, it's going to be comfortability 1st, then it's what is going to be watched. There's nothing better than watching good movies with a good meal or munchie.
     
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    For me I would say both scenarios apply. There are movies I just have to watch in the theater to experience the movie in 3D. Not all movies deserve to pay for at the theater. Well, that is my opinion. Some would be best watched at home just relaxing. Sometimes depending on the occasion, watching at home would be ideal and vice versa.
     
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    I like watching movies both at home and at the theater. I can't really stick to a single option, because I like keeping my options open, you know? There needs to be variety, in life and also in watching movies. However, if I had to choose, then I'd probably choose home. Because, well: It's free and overall more comfortable.
     
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    Definitely would watch at home. I can look really ugly and not think of what others might think
     
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    Exactly !! Especially if you are still living with your parents and siblings, they can’t just leave you alone and every five minutes someone has to call you and destroy the amazing mood of the film.

    If I’m to choose between watching at home or at the theater, I would definitely go for the theatre - at least no one complains when the lights are off !
     
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    I was seeing movies can be a fascinating action to unwind for lots of individuals in these times. After having a hard-working day, so what is more pleasing than viewing films and focusing on entertainment for those people? I enjoy watching movies as well. Even though I've got lots of film DVDs in my home, I still prefer watching films at cinemas. Indeed, one of the primary factors which make me feel, such as viewing films in cinemas, maybe that the more substantial display screen and more real sound I will love there.
     
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    To be honest, any movie lover like myself would prefer to watch movies in the theater. The message a movie wants to convey is better conveyed to a person through the theaters. The main motive of a movie is to allow a person to feel things that the protagonist in a movie is feeling and with personal experience, I think those things are better felt when watching in a theater.

    For Example, there's a less possibility that you'll cry while watching a movie that's supposed to be emotional when watching at home but when you watch the same movie in a theater, you could feel those things better and hence there's a greater chance that you'll cry. And hence I think watching a movie in a theater is better than watching a film at home.
     
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    I always watch movies in theaters-its better that way
     
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    Watching at home is better so that everybody can come to the movie night. Plus it can also be less expensive since all you need is to prepare some snacks and you can already enjoy. I also like watching the same movie again so I like doing at home. It seems that when I'm in the cinema, I am always distracted. Plus I hate the fact that I have to be there on time or I will miss the first part.

    It's also better at home since you can just lay down in your couch so that you can have a more relaxing time. Plus watching alone is not so bad if your just inside the house. It's a good bonding moments with your friends and family as well since you don't even have to dress up nicely just to watch a movie. Although it's been the new norm nowadays, I think I will still stick to it even after the quarantine.
     
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    I love watching movies at home. The ability to stop the movie to go to the bathroom, make popcorn, or grab a drink makes the whole thing worth it. Besides, with online streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu, it makes watching movies at home with your family that much easier.
    On the contrary, watching movies in a theater is another great experience. You get to enjoy the experience of a huge screen and amazing sound systems. Personally, I think they're both amazing, but I love a good movie at home.
     
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    I think I have a more enjoyable experience watching movies at the theater, in terms of enjoying the movie itself. The audio, screen size, and darkness are unmatchable at home. Does anyone else get that feeling when you leave the movie theater at night and it seems like a whole new world from what you were just experiencing? That's what I love about it.
     
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    I definitely prefer watching at home. It gives me freedom to take my time and pause whenever I want. It also enables me to curate my space to reach the optimal comfort for me to watch the movie.
     
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    Definitely at home. And what makes it weird, I prefer to watch movies alone, exclusively alone. I can't really explain why is that the case but there is something about watching movie with someone that annoys me.
    Even when I have to watch it in company I can't concentrate and almost always watch it later alone . So imagine how it feels watching a movie with hundreds of other people. Of course there are some exceptions like comedy or movie I'm not particularly interested in where it's all the same where I'm watching it.
     

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