Horton Hears a Who–A Surprisingly GREAT Time!

April 5, 2008 at 1:18 pm 2 comments

Horton surprised me.  It was fun, funny, delightful, and great for young kids.  We enjoyed moments of outrageously loud laughter and squeals of delight– the way a family movie should make you feel. 

We went to the late movie last night after a trip out to a nice restaurant for HUGE desserts…only desserts.  We had the theatre all to ourselves!  A very fun movie for kids of all ages, really.  It was original and cute.  The animation was great.

With past Dr. Suess movies, I didn’t like the Grinch.  The Grinch in movies was made crude, rude, and “adult”–obviously more geared to adults than an audience of children.  But, this movie…NO GRINCH!  YEAH!  My kids connected with it and enjoyed it.

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  • 1. Stacey  |  April 5, 2008 at 2:47 pm

    I took the girls to see it today in lieu of trying to keep them hushed all day long, since the daddy is working nights.

    We truly enjoyed it. A must-see for anyone with little kids. 😀

  • 2. ~E  |  April 5, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    Sounds like a great way to begin spring break! Enjoy the week off from routines and schedules.

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