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Cinema or tv?

Male
CircusMaximus  Male  North Yorkshire
18-Jul-2020 23:10 Message #4787193
Are you happy to watch a film on the tv or do you prefer he big screen with big audio?
Male
MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire
19-Jul-2020 01:29 Message #4787207
I'm happy enough watching a film in the comfort of my own home.
Female
eurostar  Female  Merseyside
19-Jul-2020 08:55 Message #4787224
Both, depending on mood,
Male
Seasons-Greetings  Male  Essex
19-Jul-2020 09:27 Message #4787230
Many genre of movies are designed to be shown and enjoyed on the Big Screen because of the visual impact that gives.
I've seen many movies on the big screen that are a shadow of their impact when viewed again at home on the TV even if it's on a 50" 4K HDR screen.
On top of that there's always going to be the inevitable interruptions at home, that will detract from the flow of the movie.
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
19-Jul-2020 10:32 Message #4787237
I rarely go to the cinema unless with a lady who wants to see a particular film which has been released. I'm past all that kissing in the back row stuff.
I discovered last week (it's probably been there for years) that there is a local drive-in movie venue. Watch the big screen from inside your car and waitress service for food and drinks. I've never tried it so I might do so just for the novelty value.
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
19-Jul-2020 10:41 Message #4787241
I prefer tv, I can watch when I want pause when I want, I'm more comfortable, I'm not surrounded by people rustling and crunching, talking and getting their heads in the way, I'm not deafened by sound effects either. I used to enjoy going to the cinema, but not anymore.
Female
Topaz53  Female  Northamptonshire
19-Jul-2020 13:38 Message #4787272
Some films are DEFINATELY better on the big screen, especially the ones with special effects.

I enjoy going to the cinema and usually have a nice meal before or after. ...
Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
19-Jul-2020 23:12 Message #4787316
I don't like the cinema which is generally far too loud and not as comfortable as home.
Male
Colonel_Blink  Male  Buckinghamshire
21-Jul-2020 18:45 Message #4787399
Some films are just as watchable on the television but some films do warrant the big screen and surround sound. Cinemas often have a choice of extra comfortable reclining seats too.
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
21-Jul-2020 18:52 Message #4787401
I really don't like surround sound whether at home or in a cinema, I don't like the sensation of things coming up behind me when I'm trying to relax and watch something, I don't feel safe. Are reclining cinema seats like recling aircraft seats where theres just less leg room for the person behind you?
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
21-Jul-2020 20:46 Message #4787412
I would like a reasonably sized home cinema and would probably watch a lot of old Black and white films.
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon
22-Jul-2020 21:58 Message #4787518
Depends on the film, the occasion and the company.
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
23-Jul-2020 11:35 Message #4787549
Te other downside to the cinema is other people talking through the film, its really distracting.
Female
Molly  Female  Essex
26-Jul-2020 11:47 Message #4787759
I watch mostly documentaries on tv and the screen size doesn't matter to me but if it's a good film then the big screen is more desirable.

Male
FirmButFair-TrollPatrol  Male  North Yorkshire
27-Jul-2020 15:41 Message #4787841
If you watch mostly soaps they are perfect for the small scree and can even be watched with closed eyes as all the voices, characters and scenery are so well known.
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MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire
28-Jul-2020 22:09 Message #4787943
Good point FirmButFair you can watch soaps with your eyes shut.
Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
3-Aug-2020 07:49 Message #4788354
I discovered last week (it's probably been there for years) that there is a local drive-in movie venue. Watch the big screen from inside your car and waitress service for food and drinks.

Yes that does sound like fun. We have an outdoor film being put on in the grounds of a country house but it will need good weather.


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