Popcorn isn't the only inflated concession
Movie vs. supermarket
Both movie- and sporting event-goers know the painful but inevitable pocket-emptying that is customary for each show. And we’re not just talking ticket prices. What you shell out for the buttery popcorn and bubbly Coke makes for a richer experience-- for both you and the vendor.

Here’s a look at the price tag on favorite concessions. The results are not pretty.

(Globe Staff Photo / Susan Chalifoux)