So What's Your Excuse For Avoiding the Multiplex?
Happy Friday! Everything's terrible: "Perhaps, then, people are staying away from movie theaters not because the economy’s bad, but because movies cost too damn much. And because the movies being shown aren’t particularly good. And because paying an extra $5 for a mediocre film in 3D is a rip-off. And because most households are already paying around $100 a month for cable and movie channels at home, as well as another $9 or more for Netflix or some other service. And because a DVD rental at Redbox costs just a bit over $1. And... well, you get the picture." And let's not forget that scourge known as other moviegoers. [Time]