I think that I probably cry more than the average guy. Or at least more than society assumes that guys cry. In fact, I find I cry pretty regularly in movies, and not always at the saddest bits. Sometimes it’s when something happens that has to do with fathers & children. And often it’s as I’m simultaneously criticizing the film for its emotionally manipulative storytelling.
And while it’s rare that I’m genuinely embarrassed about crying in a movie, it does make me feel a bit uncomfortable. I guess I think it will look weird to my friends or my kids or whomever. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #46 – Movies That I’m Embarrassed to Admit Made Me Cry