Movie Night: Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Team TLC movie night: Thomas’ choice – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”

Thomas says: “I’m glad I chose this movie. It was really good. I like that it’s inspired by a true story.”

Lillian says, “Good, awesome, emotional, and I like that it’s historical.”

I say, “Sobering. A testament to awakening.”

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Movie Night: Life is Beautiful

September 16 2017:

Team TLC movie night – My choice: “Life is Beautiful”

I say, “Powerful and beautiful. Extraordinary tale full of imagination, humor, and heart wrenching sadness.”

Thomas say, “Good, sometimes funny, and good plot.”

Lillian says, “Good, liked the music, liked the character Dora, amazing, suspenseful, and Guido is funny.”

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Movie Night: The Cat From Outer Space

September 2 2017:

Team TLC movie night – Thomas’ choice: “The Cat From Outer Space” …. Second time around for this one. We watched it Spring 2014 and Thomas requested to see it again recently.

Thomas says, “I like it a lot! I understood the humor more this time.”

Lillian says, “Good, suspenseful, magical, and hilarious.”

I say, “An extraterrestrial cat = Pure silliness and goofyness!”

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Movie Night: Philomena

August 24 2017:

Team TLC Movie Night – My choice: “Philomena”

I say, “True story of such heartbreaking cruelty and one woman’s grace of forgiveness of those who wronged her. Inspiring by way of the friendship formed and the grace of forgiveness. Just adore Judi Dench and she is amazing in this role.”

Thomas says, “It was good with four plot twists. The nuns were super mean.”

Lillian says, “Good, emotional, and my favorite parts were the airport and airplane scenes.”

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Movie Night: Lion

August 5 2017:

Team TLC movie night – My choice: “Lion” …. Put this on hold at the library months and months ago. It had over 100 holds.

I say, “Incredibly moving. Full of light, darkness, and love. Absolutely beautiful that this persons story sparked a movement to help so many children.”

Thomas says, “Good, inspiring, cool, funny in parts, and not stereotypical.”

Lillian says, “Good, suspenseful, mysterious, and good music.”

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Movie Night: Return of the Jedi

July 22 2017:

Team TLC movie night: Thomas’ choice – “Return of the Jedi”

Thomas says, “Good, suspenseful, and really enjoyed it. Liked the ewoks.”

Lillian says, “Good, emotional, and musical.”

I say, “It is within you. You have just forgotten.” I usually steer clear of movies with violence, yet decided it was okay to watch the original three Star Wars. I truly enjoyed watching these with Thomas and Lillian after having not seen them in over 20 years. I actually felt the same excitement I felt as a young girl watching these for the first time with my best friend, Lillie. Although they hold a new and different meaning for me now than they did then. xoxoxo

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Movie Night: Big Miracle

July 9 2017:

Team TLC Extra Movie Night (since we won’t be here next Saturday night): My choice – “Big Miracle” –

I say, “Great, feel good, true story. Enjoyed watching with Thomas and Lillian. Thomas has already looked up much information about the event.”

Thomas says, “It was good.”

Lillian says, “Good, liked the music, emotional, liked Kristen Bell’s voice, and awesome movie.”

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Movie Night: My Dog Skip

July 8 2017:

Team TLC movie night: Lillian’s choice: “My Dog Skip” –

Lillian says, “Good, pretty music, emotional, awesome, and my favorite character is Rivers.”

I say, “Love and loyalty are all that matters. Such a great movie. And, WOW! Yazoo, Mississippi! I wonder if any of my family knew Willie Morris. He would have been a tad older than them. Saw a Jitney Jungle sign in the baseball scene. That brought back memories. Will have to look up more about Willie Morris and his books. Really enjoyed this one!!”

Thomas says, “Good, funny, and I liked it.”

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