Describing Duration

Kathryn: Are you still watching that movie? It’s been over three hours!

Martin: Yeah, it’s a little long for a Feature film.

Kathryn: A little long?! It’s Interminable. How can you continue to watch it?

Martin: Well, the first half was interesting and Moved at a clip. The middle section did Drag a little, but it’s Picked up again. It’s nearly over.

Kathryn: I would’ve turned it off long before this. I like movies that are Short and sweet. After about 90 minutes, My mind starts to wander, and after two hours, I Check out.

Martin: It depends on the movie. Sometimes I watch a movie and it’s so Engrossing that time Zips by. With other movies, though, time Moves at a snail’s pace. This movie is Somewhere in between.

Kathryn: Hey, the Credits are rolling. You missed the ending.

Martin: No big loss. I knew how it was going to end after the first hour.

Kathryn: Then why did you Stick it out and watch the rest of the movie?

Martin: One word: Procrastination.

Kathryn: Ah, Enough said.