Appetite For Distraction

Cinema’s sacred code of conduct is being flouted by too many phone-wielding, popcorn-munching buffoons. It’s time someone finally shouted: ‘Shush!’

20th May, 2018
Quiet at the back, please: too many movie experiences are being ruined by people who just can’t pipe downGETTY

A couple of weeks ago, a Twitter thread went viral, as they do. The tweeter had visited the cinema to see the latest Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty, in which Amy feels pretty, even though she’s a complete minger. Or something. I haven’t seen the film. And Amy Schumer is certainly not a complete minger. But, you know, Hollywood.

Anyway, the tweeter rose to prominence because she realised Oscar-nominated actor...

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