“Four years old is a little young to see this whole movie,” Ben Affleck told the Associated Press a few weeks ago. When asked whether he would take his son to see “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” Affleck explained: “I don’t want him to have nightmares.”
Indeed, one blogger lists “7 Reasons Why You Should NOT Take Your Kids to See Batman v Superman,” including foul language and brutal violence.
But it is not just these violent superhero movies — really intended for adults — that parents might want to think twice about. It’s the entire moviegoing experience. Over the course of the past few decades, thanks to some amazing technology, going to the movies has become a much more intense experience. The screens have gotten bigger, the volume has gotten louder, the graphics have become much more realistic.
And here’s how VR is destroying the family: