June 23 2018:
Team TLC Movie Night: My choice: “Eddie the Eagle”
I say, “I love this movie! The underdog who proves all the naysayers wrong. Based on the true story of Eddie Edwards, British ski jumper in the 1988 Winter Olympics.”
Quote from the movie, “The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.” -Pierre De Coubertin, Founder of the Olympic Games … I needed that Mr. De Coubertin. Thank you!
Thomas says, “I liked it a lot. First good drama I’ve seen in a while. It had the opposite of what other drama movies have. It was good.”
Lillian says, “Good, dramatic, action-filled, emotional, inspirational, and liked some of the music.”
June 16 2018:
Team TLC movie night – Lillian’s choice: “Boy and the World”
Lillian says, “Good, liked the colors, and liked some of the music.”
I say, “My tailbone hurts from the fall I took and I don’t feel very good so I have no idea what this was even about and I didn’t even understand the sections I watched.”
Thomas didn’t want to watch this one. I don’t blame him! Ha!
June 9 2018:
Team TLC movie night – Thomas’ choice: “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” …. We watched this years ago. Thomas wanted to see it again.
Thomas says, “I like it and it was funny.”
Lillian is in Beatty, Nevada. Halfway home!
I say, “Just a fun and silly movie!”
May 26 2018:
Team TLC Movie Night: Thomas’ choice – “Funny Face” – Thomas wanted to see this again so second time around.
Thomas says, “I like the comedy and like the first cafe scene.”
Lillian is in Arizona with The Romano Duo.
I say, “It’s S’wonderful. It’s S’marvelous!”
May 19 2018:
Team TLC movie night: My choice – “Ernest & Celestine”
I say, “Wonderful story of true friendship and that it’s okay to do things different.”
Thomas says, “It was good and I liked it.”
Lillian says, “Good, liked the music, my favorite character is Celestine, and good moral.”
May 12 2018:
Team TLC movie night: Lillian’s choice – “The Breadwinner”
Lillian says: “Very emotional, liked the story, good, great moral, favorite character is Parvana, and I thought the book was more kid friendly, and I liked it better.”
I say, “Heartbreaking.” from the movie, “Raise your hearts not your voices.” xoxo
Thomas says, “It’s what I expected and would like to have known more of the actual story.”
May 5 2018:
Team TLC movie night: My choice – “The King and I” …. 1956 version
I say, “Incredibly interesting. Loved the play put on for the English ambassador.”
Thomas is visiting The Romano Duo in Surprise, Arizona.
Lillian says, “Good, liked that it is a musical, my favorite part is the dancing, and my favorite character is Anna.”
April 28 2018:
Team TLC movie night – Thomas’ choice: “Mary Poppins” .. We’ve seen this several times, yet Thomas says he wasn’t in the mood for any of the other choices.
Thomas says, “I liked it because I like the classics.”
Lillian says, “Good, liked the singing, 100% recommend it, and my favorite characters are Mary Poppins and Jane.”
I say, “There is so much one can say about this wonderful movie. So, I’ll just say I’m blessed to have used the spoonful of sugar theme during my early parenting years and have consistently used Supercalifragilisexpialidocious throughout parenting. It does indeed instantly change the mood!!”
April 21 2018:
Team TLC movie night – Lillian’s choice: “Pollyanna” – Second time around as we watched it many years ago.
Lillian says, “Good, liked the music, my favorite characters are Aunt Polly and Pollyanna, 100% recommended, and I liked the moral of the story.”
I say, “I just love this movie. The power of one person and finding the good in others ….. Just Magical!”
Thomas says, “It was okay and I liked it.”