Study confirms that the reception of feature films in the cinema has a greater emotional quality than via VOD

According to a study by the psychologists Roland Thomaschke and Kerstin Fröber, which examined 21 feelings when watching films in the cinema or via VOD, 15 feelings were found to be experienced more strongly in the cinema. Fascination and sadness had the greatest effect, boredom alone was experienced more at home than in the cinema.
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