This movie made me very thirsty and then emotionally drained me on an international flight, and I gotta tell ya, this is a surprisingly great Transit Movie
I don’t know why, but the song Toyland has always put me on the verge of the tears. I used it in a short film with my brother and sister almost ten years ago, and since then its quality as this fleeting, melancholy ode to childhood never left. I’ll put it on just to stop what I’m doing and get lost in that melody. I decided to watch this movie with my mother tonight since it was a childhood holiday…
Studio Exec: So, you hear about this Michael Oher guy, defensive line for the Baltimore Ravens?
Me: Yeah, incredible story. Guy brought himself out of poverty with his sheer skill and determination, made it to the NFL!
Studio Exec: Epic! Good thing he had the help of a wise, God-fearing white woman played oh so lovably by Sandra Bullock!
Me: Whoa - no, no, Chad, please don't take this where I think you -
Studio Exec: Oh, yes. Her journey…