🌌 Sci-fi writer / small-time producer of those YouTube ads you “skip” 🚀
So many things... A literary and fantastical epic, riddled with earnest humanity, tinged by genuine consequences, and undaunted by the weight of its sprawling universe. The fact that this masterpiece lay dormant and dusty on the lowest shelf of the Disney catalogue will always wreck me. Perhaps we were just too young when we first saw it and let it sink unawares into the background noise of new-millennium CG adventures, turned over every two years by a newer, more expensive diversion…
Being an immigrant, this is one of my favorite immigrant films. Fueled by a dream, and rescued by the kindness nurtured in others. The world can learn a lot from this bear. Especially today.
It might make you feel uncomfortable, it might take you to strange new places, it might make you sad and it might make your life much, much harder. But if good people are willing to fight for what is right, things can always get better. Don’t give up. Your voice matters. Use it.