My thoughts on American Sniper

American Sniper

Tonight, I went and saw American Sniper with my family.  I usually go to the theater about half an hour early so that I can get in and get a decent seat, and It works pretty well in practice.   Popular movies these days manage to hold better than eighty percent seating capacity for a couple of weeks before dropping off significantly. As I have gotten older, I have acquired the virtue of patience and am willing to wait a couple of weeks so that the crowds are not as large.  I wasn’t quite sure if this would play out for this movie, so now, about three weeks after its release, I felt this was as good a time as any. There were eight showings for the entire day and I chose the second to the last. Continue reading