It’s pretty rare that I find myself underdressed for anything.  I love to dress up. If anything I may be overdressed on occasion.  However, when I arrived at the MJR Westland Grand Digital Cinema 16 in Westland on Friday for the Media VIP Preview Party, I felt underdressed.

I had come right from work, so I was wearing a skirt – not casual by anyone’s standard.  I was surprised to see others walking into the theater in suits, dresses, and even gowns! Unlike most movie events I attend, there wasn’t a pair of jeans in sight!

DGG Bethany inside MJRWhen I stepped inside the brand new theater, the ambiance matched the attire.  The theater was beautiful – squeaky clean and state of the art.  The employees and staff were very present – welcoming, smiling, helpful, and looking good in matching black pants, crisp white shirts, and black vests. The food and drinks were delicious – fresh veggies, bruschetta, meatballs, a carving station, and more.  The drinks were flowing – beer on tap and a variety of wine offerings.

After helping myself to some of the appetizers and drinks, I walked around and checked out the theater.  Everyone seemed to be having a great time.  I don’t get to Westland often at all, but I overheard that many Westland residents were really excited about the opening.

Just before 8pm, I grabbed a freshly popped bag of buttered popcorn and a large soda and headed into the movie of my choosing – The Ides of March.  The seats were comfortable, the sound and picture quality were incredible, my popcorn tasted great, and the movie was good too!  What a glamorous night at the movies!




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