Today marks the end of our little Hip Hip Hooray series and what better way to finish than with some movie reviews.
Last night the girls and I snuggled up with popcorn and a DVD - it's a long weekend here in Australia so plenty of time for some extra viewing I say.
We watched Lifted which is under the family category at the DVD store but was rated M because of the content -Its about a 13 year old boy but his mother is a drug user ( and she does relapse). I let the girls watch and there was only one scene that I had to explain.
I just checked Kids in Mind but they haven't reviewed it.Here is the blurb from IMBD
Henry Matthews is an exceptionally talented young R&B singer whose happy family life is disrupted when his father, a marine, is re-deployed to Afghanistan. Despite all the obstacles including losing the family home and being forced to move in with his grandfather who hates his music, Henry is inspired to enter a teen singing competition in the hopes of winning and escaping a world that is falling apart.
It gets slow as you go through the song contest and I was thinking blah this is a bit ordinary but then all of a sudden there is a big change and its totally worth watching. It's a tear jerker especially for anyone who has family in the armed forces. We loved it because the girls really enjoy anything singing related and hes really good :)
What's a movie without popcorn? I'm afraid we aren't very fancy here - it's just airpopped corn in our Kmart $12 popcorn machine and if I'm feeling very adventurous I'll add some salt or very kind then I'll add icing sugar.
But if you want something really good check out this link with 40 popcorn recipes that sound more like biscuits that popcorn. I'm thinking I'll have to try the smores one at some stage :)
Maybe sometime soon? If Lifted isn't your style of movie we have also recently watched Cowgirls and Angels which we also enjoyed ( family movie). I was tempted to get this documentary too called I am Eleven. Maybe if we get all the jobs I have in mind done tomorrow ;)
Don't forget to visit Mel- she has a lovely felt banner for you today.
We hope you've enjoyed this little creative start to winter. Keep warm!