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!’
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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Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks
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