Bxxxxxx Bxxxxxxx November 7, 2014 English 1301 A Moving Experience Many people find movie theaters overrated nowadays. When ticket prices are skyrocketing and home sound and screen systems are becoming more advanced, it is hard to blame them. People can be annoying in theaters, texting, whispering to friends, or allowing their toddler to shriek through the film. When you can download a movie with a click of a button, why bother with the hassle of theaters? Though watching movies at home can be more convenient, the atmosphere and quality theaters provide make for a special event that cannot be matched by viewing movies at home.
Then you have to rush and quickly line up at the ticket booth to purchase the movie tickets. Unfortunately, as you make your way to the ticket booth, you find out that “Star Wars,” a well-known movie which everyone has been waiting to see, has just sold out. Now you have to settle for a movie like “How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days,” which you have never heard of or seen in the previews. You have to settle for that movie because you have already wasted money on gas and hours in the parking lot. As you are making your
However, during the recent crisis of 2008, the attendance dropped by 4% because people have cheaper substitutes like home theaters where the movie subscription can be bought for cheaper. Going to the movie theater stays the cheapest way of entertainment but it becomes irrelevant when many households can have the same experience from their houses. Political/Legal Segment There are no political or legal issues that impact the movie industry. Sociocultural Traditionally, there were four reasons for people to go to the movies: watch a movie on the big screen, enjoy the movie theater quality sound, to get out of the house, and the local place for dating. As the TV screens became bigger and the home sound systems were able to deliver the same movie theater quality sound, the first two reasons for people to
Movies are a great deal of entertainment in today’s society. It’s not every day one wants to go to the movies to watch a movie when they can easily see it at home. There is such a huge difference between seeing a movie at home and going to the theater to see a movie. Watching movies at home has its benefits and faults as well as being in a theater. The cost just to see a movie is expensive, let alone the snacks you still have to purchase.
1. Buyer bargaining power is very strong competitive edge. Consumers have a lot of choices when deciding where to rent his / her movies. Buyers can procure movies from DVD rental hubs like Redbox or blockbuster, has accumulated a large public library on DVD and Blu-ray discs, now outdated movie store comparable. Another option is that consumers simply stream movies from online sources.
Don’t we all wish that the seats in the theaters were more enjoyable to sit in? A downside to watching a movie in the theaters is the seats you have to sit in, especially for the longer movies, the seats can become very uncomfortable. If only they had recliners in the theaters, the kind you see in famous peoples’ homes. Having the luxury of going to see a movie right when it comes out can also be very costly. As of August 3, 2012
The author of the essay, is trying to warn us about the hassles that one can endure while planning a night out to go watch a movie, right from heavy traffic the probability game of getting a good parking spot in time to get a movie ticket for the film one wants to watch, while going through the process of standing in huge lines and risk losing tickets for the movie. More importantly what i got of the article was the authors premise of the whole experience of watching a movie. The author mentions how there is a dearth of small nearby theaters, and the mention about how the authors friends had stopped asking whether they can get together for a movie. The author also mentions about the mix of crowd found at the modern theaters, for example teenagers trying to impress their peers by doing something extraordinary (at least what they think is), and the adults being loud and guessing plots before the materialize on the screen etc. The author also mentions about how the movie theatres now a days look like 7 eleven with a movie screen on them.
I was actually quite disappointed with the poor selection that the movie theater offered the hearing impaired because not only was there only one theater choice but also only one film to view. I also was not privet to the knowledge that the movie changes each week which means that if there is a movie that you are waiting to see you’ll be looking online each week to find out if you can catch it in time. This week’s selection, according to the website, was Jack and Jill, so I thought I was able to take my daughter because of the PG rating. However I had decided to call the movie theater because I had lost track of time and needed to recall the time of the film when I was surprised to find out that the movie changes every Thursday and unfortunately the new movie had been rated R. This turn of events essentially ruined our family night out and I was forced to find a babysitter for my daughter while my significant other and I went to see the unplanned film Tower Heist. Do to the unexpectedly long and arduous drive to the theater we arrived a little later than expected and even though it was only a 7:40 pm showing, it was the last of the evening so there was not a chance to see a later movie.
To begin with something that will make you feel nervous from the beginning of your “trip” in the Mall is the traffic you will find in your war there. You will lose a lot of time on the road until you arrive to your destination. After that you will realize that the parking there is full and that there isn’t place for your car, so you have to drive around until you find a parking. The worst part with parking is when you are not patient enough, then you have to park a mile away from the Mall and then walk back. Secondly, when you finally would be in the Mall you will realize that it is full of pesky teenagers.
This is apparent by the inconsistency in the numbers of Netflix’s customer base. If there is something new that comes out that is more convenient to use, with a cheaper price, customers are going to be more likely to switch to the other option. Buyers – Customers have high buying power because of the many different options that are available to them when acquiring access to a movie. Suppliers – Supplier power is high because they are the ones who determine the timing of when a movie becomes available and set the costs of the movies. Substitutes – Substitutes are a strong force for the company because of all the competitors within the industry.