Microwaves sometimes just do not make the cut. “Nuking” some popcorn is extremely convenient—it is fast, efficient, and super simple— yet there just seems to be something missing from that meal. Snacks are essential for the movie experience, and sometimes the extra effort goes a long way to make the perfect bowl of popcorn.
For people that choose to not to use microwaves for health concerns, cooking popcorn on the stove is a fun and fresh alternative.
“I think it is a more intimate experience when people see the kernels popping in front of them, rather than just opening a bag filled with butter” said Will Brennan, employee at the Palm Theater.