Christopher Nolan reveals the best spot in the cinema to watch Oppenheimer
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We're now just days away from seeing Christopher Nolan's epic new film on the big screen, but before you book your ticket, the director has some thoughts about where you should sit.
Which one will you be going to see first - Barbie or Oppenheimer?
Both movies are taking the world by storm, but since Oppenheimer star Cillian Murphy has urged people to see his movie on the big screen, that's definitely one you need to see before it leaves theatres.
So with that decided, let's now think about the cinema-going experience itself.
Oppenheimer has a run time of three hours, meaning you should definitely stock up on the snacks before going in.
However, you should probably limit yourself on beverages to make sure you don't need to leave for a wee. You don't want to be that person, squeezing past everyone's legs and blocking their view of Murphy, while simultaneously worrying that you're going to miss a huge plot point.
That's especially going to be the case if you take Nolan's advice on where to sit, because you'd easily be annoying a good few dozen people.
You probably won't be too surprised to learn that the director recommended a middle seat in the row, given that it means you won't have to twinge your neck to look across the whole screen, but he also had some very specific thoughts on the best row to choose.
Nolan explained: "I like to be about in the middle, about a third of the way down from the top."
That's right, you're going to have to do some row-counting and a bit of maths when it comes to picking your seat, and getting up for a wee will mean not only disturbing everyone on your half of the row, but also the few rows behind you.
Nolan obviously believes the seat is worth it though - and not just because of how the film will look.
He explained: "That way, you're about just above the centre line height-wise. The viewpoint is great, and the sound, the low end in particular, the basey notes, it kind of rolls towards the back."
Oppenheimer will be available to watch on regular cinema screens as well as IMAX screens, but Nolan has praised the latter for making movies even more immersive.
"I liken [IMAX] to, sort of, 3D without the glasses," he explained. "So you are immersed in the image, the screen disappears.
"IMAX film cameras and those IMAX film projectors, they give you a format that's the closest analogy to the way eyes see the world that we've ever come up with."
It seems like IMAX is definitely the way to go then - just make sure you choose your seat wisely.
Oppenheimer is set to be released in cinemas on 21 July.