Dept. of Pet Peeves: Movie Theater Seating.
Have you taken a break from Amazon and Netflix to go to the movies lately? While there's still something special about the big screen and sharing the experience, many movie theaters have started adopting a new seating policy that we really don't like: Assigned seating.
Normally, that's a good thing when attending an event, like a concert or a Broadway play. But when you go to a weekday matinee and you and maybe two other couples are the only ones in the theater ... it seems pretty silly.
Not only that, but also:
And what exactly is the point? Maybe so advance ticket buyers can secure their seat ahead of time? I guess.
With all the advances made, from super wide screens to Barcalounger seats, there is still something to be said for the drive-in movie, where your choice of seats was "front" or "back."
Yes, I know it's spelled like "Jerry." No, I don't know why it's pronounced "Gary."