No More Smoking in FilmsNo More Smoking in Films April 28, 2004 Issue Essay What kind of impact do movies have on us? Films can make us laugh, and make us cry, but do they also influence us to engage in the same kind of behavior as our onscreen heroes? We've heard arguments for and against the cause-and-effect relationship of onscreen sex and violence, but what about onscreen smoking? The first recorded opposition to cigarettes was in 1892. Cigarettes were labeled by the Senate Committee on Epidemic Diseases to be an a
The Old Way The Old Way When arriving at a drive-in movie theater one suddenly realize the fun, adventurous atmosphere. The viewers seem to be enjoying themselves without that uptight, cranky feel of an indoormovie theater. The night then suddenly seems much more enjoyable. The old-timey drive-in movietheaters are scarce today but are still very popular. The most exciting part of drive-in theaters is the low price of only around $3.00 per person. This price includes a parking spot with it's own speaker.