[A guess of what my 11-year-old daughter's journal would surely look like, if she had one.]
Friday, December 18th 2009
I let Mom come to school with me this morning to carry my stuff. There was a lot of stuff AND it was raining and I got wet and I hate that. She was pretty much okay except when Ms. Science told her I was missing part of my project. Then I'm pretty sure she would've gone into full lecture mode if we hadn't run into the next teacher who needed cookies. Ugh!!
Every once in a long while a movie comes along that seems like it might have the capacity to cross epic differences and divisions, managing to somehow please -- in equal measure -- children and adults, men and women, snarky hipsters and earnest norms. A movie made of such undeniable win that it brings warring cinematic factions of society into harmonious agreement, instituting a temporary cease fire on "Your taste sucks!"/"No, YOUR taste sucks!" moviegoer conflicts simmering everywhere, particularly upon the release of sequels with trailing numerals greater than 2 and films whose titles contain the words "Traveling Pants." In the recent past, Wall-E fit that mold nicely (I mean, who doesn't love doe-eyed robots?), and now I'm all but convinced that the coming film adaptation of "Where The Wild Things Are" will prove to be the next of Wall-E's unifying kind.
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