Yesterday we decided to go to a movie with my parents. Even though my parents wanted to see Star Trek, we opted for a kid-appropriate movie, Monsters vs. Aliens. We have already seen this movie once before. Since we are cheap, we decided to hit a matinee. We walked up to the cashier to purchase two adult and one child ticket.
When she gave us our total of $22.50 I about choked. For a matinee! Aren't kids (under 3) free?! Come to find out, that is not the case. The matinee adult tickets are $7.50 plus an extra $2 each for the 3D. A child age 1 and up requires a ticket. Since when is a matinee over $7! I know we don't get out to the movies much anymore since we have a kid, but that seems really expensive.
What really gets me is that I don't actually like 3D that much. It gives me a headache after a while. It freaks BG out and she refuses to wear the glasses. We sighed and paid the over inflated price.The movie was ok, far from our favorite and definitely not worth $22.50 for the second viewing. Am I alone in thinking the film industry has gotten out of hand with ticket prices?
1 week ago