Taking offense; an unexpected emergency; sheer boredom…all reasons someone might give for walking out on a movie. It’s safe to say we’ve probably all done it at one time or another. When the exodus is not forced upon you—that is to say, when it’s a matter of you making the choice to abandon the film you just plunked down some hard-earned cash to see—that’s when it becomes an interesting story about the relationship between you and the cinema.
Movie Irv has seen many, many, many movies. Has he ever walked out on one? If so, why? Was he overwhelmed by the sugary content of The Sound of Music? Did he feel the shame of a city in the midst of the murky 3-D of The Last Airbender? Perhaps A Serbian Film sent him into the men’s room as he lost his lunch? It’s time to Ask Movie Irv:
So ends Irv’s confession. He’s already taken on How You Shop for a Movie Collector and Do You Read the Book Before Seeing the Movie, and now he needs a few more questions. If you want to know when such-and-such is coming out on DVD or Blu-ray, go ask Irv on the DVD Beat and TV Tip Sheet posts. Got a trivia nugget you think will stump us? Ask MovieFanFare or visit our Facebook page. In this arena, we seek the movie-related inquiries that are unusual or challenging. Go for it in the comments: