Category Archives: movies

Fly Away Home

I go on movie buying binges quite a bit, especially when used dvd stores have deals. $2-$5 dvds? sign me up for 6. and then 5 more next week.

I’ve had at least three quite significant movie binges in the past few months. And of course I haven’t gotten around to watching most of them. But I was sick on Thursday and decided to sit down and watch “Fly Away Home”, since I’ve been wanting to watch it ever since I bought it. Read the rest of this entry

Dinosaurs

I am writing about dinosaurs because I now have a turtle, and when she stretches her neck, she reminds me of a brontosaurus.

Actually what I think of is not as adult as “brontosaurus”. I think “long-neck” because I am part of the Land Before Time generation.

And by “Land before Time”, I mean the first movie, not the 18 bazillion sequels, which decreased in quality as they went along.

The thing with Land Before Time is that the first movie was produced by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. It was originally going to be a silent film. but they eventually added dialogue to make the story more clear. Many of the original elements were more intense than the final product, changes being made to be more appropriate for children.

I bawl every time I watch it. You might think that’s not often, but over the last year, that is simply not true. Read the rest of this entry