As far as my eye could see, every adult in that queue was, like me, accompanied by at least one child. Now, the box-office tallies for movies like "Finding Nemo," "Shrek 2" and "The Incredibles" suggest that a lot of tickets are being sold to unsupervised grownups, but they also suggest that intergenerational moviegoing has become not just a common but a normative cultural experience.
Friday, November 26, 2004
The phenomenon of the family movie, examined by A.O. Scott in the New York Times.