Film community to attempt prevention of texting during films

Monday, June 20, 2011 | 5:51 p.m. CDT; updated 2:49 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 19, 2011

LOS ANGELES — It seems like such a quaint notion: Folks would go to the movie theater, buy their tickets at the box office, then sit down, shut up and pay attention for two hours to what was on the screen.