I love to watch movies. It’s one of my absolute favorite things to do. I don’t like going the theaters much for a few reasons. It’s too expensive, there are other people there, I can’t press pause it if I need to, and I can’t wear my jammies. Not to mention I eat way too much popcorn and then get a stomach ache. Noah has started to like movies a little bit, but I remember one time we went to the movies. He cried and talked during parts of it. He wouldn’t watch it, he ate too much popcorn. He is much better now but man oh man. I prefer to stay at home in my jammies and watch movies. I can relax and I don’t have to worry about making noises or dealing with people who kick my chair. One thing I do miss when I watch dvds at home is the surround sound and the THX capabilities.
I don’t have a home theater. I hope to some day to have home cinema speakers from MK Loudspeakers. I remember when I would go with my dad to look at the show homes some of them had movie theaters in their houses. They even had the theater seating. I thought that was the coolest thing. I don’t think that I would want to have theater seating because I am too old for that but a nice surround sound system would be great. As big as a movie buff I am I should already have one. Some TVs especially older ones don’t have great sound so in order to hear the movie or show you have to have it turned up really loud depending on what channel you are watching. When you change the channel it scares you because it is so loud it makes you jump. I think that if you are however watching a scary movie or a thriller, those loud noises are meant to make you jump and make your heart race. It can really lose its scare factor when you are watching it at the movies vs. watching it at home without surround sound. My ex husband and I had made our own home cinema speakers. We used a big speaker that also dubbed as our coffee table and an old radio receiver hooked up to our TV. It was nowhere near as nice as an actual system but it worked for a while. I will have to wait until I am no longer living in an apartment because I wouldn’t get the full effect of having it.
Do you have a home theater system in your home?