How Smartphones Ruined the Dollar Movie

Heather Nowlin
4 min readNov 22, 2019
Photo by Rami Al-zayat on Unsplash

Oh, how I used to love the Dollar Movie.

When I was a kid, the Dollar Movie meant one of two places: The Cinemark over by the local evangelical university, mascotted by Front Row Joe any day of the week, or The Fort a little farther out of the way on Tuesdays and Sundays only.

My friends and I, or my brother and I, or the whole fam-damily and I would head to either of…

Heather Nowlin

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