Thursday, October 22, 2015
Friday, October 16, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
But, to get the one flaw out of the way first, the kids singing in English accents was bad. Really bad. They needed subtitles.
But that should not stop you seeing this.
Matilda is a really smart girl with the worse parents in the world. They call her "boy," they dissuade her from reading, and she escapes to make-believe and storytelling.
The library scenes where Matilda tells her stories has spooky paired voices, sparkling back lighting, and shadowy characters. Really magical.
It has a happy ending. Her parents have to leave to Spain to escape the Russian Mafia after selling them junk cars. They do not want her, so she is "adopted" by her teacher Miss Honey.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Monday, October 12, 2015
The license plate may be a clue, V3GGIE. The driver could have been hounded out of town, as one of the last vegetarians left in Alaska. Not a an easy place to live if you are not a carnivore.
PETA is an animal rights organization, "People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals." In Alaska they wear T-shirts with the PETA logo followed by "People Eating Tasty Animals."