Paid PostPosted on Nov 11, 201516 Struggles That Are All Too Real For Movie BuffsThe struggle is reel. Make sure your PC can handle the lights, camera, and action.by IntelBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. First of all, you can't just "play a movie in the background." You're physically compelled to watch it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via gifwave.com To not watch it would be a disservice. 2. You're the only one in your friend group who winces when the aspect ratio is completely wrong... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Roadside Attractions / Via sbs.com.au Pan and scam, amirite? 3. ...and understands the difference between a film print and a digital projection. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Courtesy of Justin Schroepfer / Via vimeo.com Be honest, you prefer one over the other. 4. When a new video format rolls around, you're the one who suffers the most. Brian (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: makelessnoise But hey, some things are only available on VHS and LaserDisc. 5. It's particularly painful when a masterpiece of cinema comes with atrocious cover art and menus. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Brandondorf Raguz (CC BY 3.0) / Via youtube.com Exhibit A. 6. There's nothing worse than when somebody flips on the lights at the most dramatic part of the story... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Prana Film (CC0) / Via horrorenthusiast.tumblr.com RUDE. 7. ...except maybe when someone uses their phone in a darkened theater. AT FULL BRIGHTNESS. Mark McQuade (CC BY-ND 2.0) / Via Flickr: 22871559@N03 😡 😡 😡 8. Three words: obnoxious popcorn chewing. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Kat Wagg / youtube.com / Via reactiongifs.com "Did I say you could have some?" 9. Nobody wants to go with you to classic film screenings because they're in black and white... Hobvias Sudoneighm (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: striatic For them, Classical Hollywood cinema is a movie from the '90s. 10. ...or foreign films because then they "have to read." So you're all like: Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Institut national de l'audiovisuel / Via all-french-gifs.tumblr.com It's their loss, tbh. 11. There's the risk of becoming invested in a franchise, only to have a new installment retcon your favorite sequels. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF The CW / Via phantomrose96.tumblr.com AKA every series reboot. 12. Your Blu-rays and DVDs MUST be organized in some way — usually by director, year, or genre. Peter Kaminski (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: peterkaminski It's stuff like this that makes your eye twitch, though. 13. When your friends ask what you're listening to, it's a struggle to name something that's not a soundtrack. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF thinkbolt (CC BY 3.0) / Via youtube.com The Boston Pops count as a band, right? 14. Deciding what to watch on your DVR is a daily dilemma. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Rocking Dustpan (CC BY 3.0) / Via youtube.com What's worse is cutting something to make room for another. 😰 15. Intelligent discussion about a film is pretty much impossible on the internet. Tyler Sorensen @TylerSorensen Compelling argument found in @imcorinnemec's IMDb message board. 01:12 AM - 27 Nov 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Seriously, try it sometime. 16. Finally, there's the never-ending process of building the home theater of your dreams. Geoff Sloan (CC BY 2.0) / Via Flickr: gsloan It's always one step away from being perfect. Now you can screen your collection wirelessly in glorious 4K resolution, thanks to the all-new 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processor.