Tell me about the first time you saw 'Titanic'
Cue the Celine Dion earworm – the movie “Titanic” is coming soon to a theater near you.
I won't be going to see the re-released movie, but watching the trailer, I feel like I'm 11 again.
It makes me want to ask you – do you remember when you first saw this movie?
I don't think I could possibly forget. I was in sixth grade and a friend's mom took us to see it at the Wings Cinema in Rantoul. We packed our oversize backpack-style purses with junk food and spied a boy from our class across the theater, sitting with his mom and sister.
We were at the age where the subject matter was a little ... mature for us (pretty sure that was my first big-screen sex scene, although I was a pretty sheltered kid), but we were still young enough to giggle our way through it.
My best friend, who's my age, said she saw it with her parents and also felt extremely awkward, sitting next to her dad. I have to chuckle at that.
So – how about you? Did you hate it? Love it? See it 15 times? Sit next to your grandparents or your mother-in-law or your future hubby? Cry your brains out? Leave before the movie got to the conclusion everyone saw coming?