I like to ponder an interesting perspective.
No objective… just an interesting thought to think.
Like this thought:
“There’s only one problem with home cinema: it doesn’t exist.
The very phrase is an oxymoron. As you pause your film to answer
the door or fetch a Coke, the experience ceases to be cinema.
Even the act of choosing when to watch means you are no longer
at the movies. Choice – preferably an exhaustive menu of it – pretty
much defines our status as consumers, and has long been an
unquestioned tenet of the capitalist feast, but in fact carte blanche
is no way to run a cultural life (or any kind of life for that matter),
and one thing that has nourished the theatrical experience, from
the Athens of Aeschylus to the multiplex, is the element of compulsion.
Someone else decides when the show will start; we may decide whether
to attend, but, once we take our seats, we join the ride and surrender
– Richard Brody, The New Yorker Nov. 7, 2011