Summer movies are a classic choice to enjoy together — especially outside in the parks where they are free! And for an indoor option to beat the summer heat, movie theaters with free or bargained price summer programs are also scattered around the Twin Cities. Read More
“You’re the bravest boy I’ve ever known.”
Disney’s Pete’s Dragon opened today, and my family was invited to preview the film. To say it was a good movie would be a complete understatement. We loved every minute of it.
Here are five thoughts I had about the film.
“Dreams are so short,” Sophie commented
“On the outside but not on the inside,” BFG replied.
Our family was invited to check out The BFG a couple of days before the movie released and we were all pleasantly surprised.
For most of my kids, who had been counting down the days to seeing the movie, the film met all expectations. There was only one who said he didn’t like it. He gets anxious pretty easily, and there were some intense parts. However, after the lights came up, he continually listed the scenes he loved.
The BFG is not a movie for young kids. It starts out a bit spooky and is a little slow moving at times. We brought all our kids, ages 6-11, and by far, the 9 and 11 year olds were the ones who loved it the most. Read More