Turn Off Your Phone

I noticed a blogger posting early thoughts of a movie he/she was reviewing, while watching the movie. I replied, urging this person to put the phone down and watch the movie uninterrupted. The person told me how they paused the movie to post the tweet – this person also told me that the movie was paused so that he/she can respond to me. We exchanged a few messages, where I informed this person that I was affecting their experience with the movie. How can this person write a proper review if they are stopping and starting the movie constantly? The movie cannot be that enjoyable if this person gives priority to a notification on their phone. I’m being vague with identifying this person for a few reasons: This is not a witch-hunt, I don’t care to give that website any traffic, and nobody should read anything that person writes.
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