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I love this exploration of how cinematic storytelling has evolved to reflect the role that technology plays in our lives, especially in the way we absorb and convey information, especially the discussion of the elegant use of text in the […]

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It is annoying enough when someone near you in a movie theater takes out a cell phone to text. Imagine how it would be if you then saw the text on the screen. That’s what a Chinese theater is experimenting […]

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In what may be one of the biggest online troll posts of all time, Anil Dash has come out in favor of texting and talking while watching a movie at the theater.  He thinks it is unfair and unrealistic to […]

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Before the movie begins we all sit through those clever reminders to turn off our phones.  But of course people who are inconsiderate enough to use their phones in a movie theater are not going to to pay attention.  Minnesota’s […]

A panel at industry gathering Cinemacon seemed to support the idea of allowing or even encouraging texting during a movie.  David Lieberman reports on Deadline that some theater chains believe that today’s ticket buyers are so attached to their devices it […]

Hurray for the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater for standing up for the rights of movie-goers by kicking out a woman who was texting in the theater.   The Alamo’s policy is clear.  Since 1997 it has had a strict no-talking policy […]

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