Movie shushing — more heated a conflict than the vast majority of the political issues that divide our senate. On Thursday, a new skirmish hit the Internet when writer Anil Dash posted an article titled Shushers: Wrong About Movies. Wrong About The World, promoting the freedom to act, speak, text, and rally as you see fit in a public cinema… neglecting to consider the experience of your fellow movie-goer. In a response that speaks for shushers everywhere, Vulture’s Matt Zoller Seitz released a well-articulated essay, expressing his vantage point on the errors found in Dash’s piece, and celebrating the experience of truly devoting oneself to the big screen.
Check it out here and weigh in: are you pro- or anti-shushing?