Officials with Wehrenberg Theatres say when the announcement was made Friday some movie goers actually applauded.
The St. Charles-based company says as cell phone screens have gotten bigger, they’ve gotten more complaints.
Instead of blocking phone signals as some movie chains have done, Wehrenberg is asking patrons to put their phones on vibrate.
If they’re caught talking or texting, they’ll be asked to leave without a refund.
Spokeswoman Kelly Hoskins says they’re stepping up monitoring, and so are other movie goers.
Film critics in St. Louis are getting a jump on the foreign journalists that decide the Golden Globe award winners. While the nominees for 2010 Globes will be announced tomorrow, the St. Louis Film Critics have announced their list today.
The St. Louis nominees for Best Picture are:
Best Actor nominees are:
St. Louis Public Radio is a service of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.