As I ‘ve mentioned around a zillion times, and will likely mention a zillion more, my daughter is 6 years old.  Up until now, she ‘s never wanted to go to a movie in an actual movie theater “ has always been dead set against it in fact, very scared of the idea. Last night, […]
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OT: First Movie Ever

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As I ‘ve mentioned around a zillion times, and will likely mention a zillion more, my daughter is 6 years old.  Up until now, she ‘s never wanted to go to a movie in an actual movie theater “ has always been dead set against it in fact, very scared of the idea.

Last night, she shocked my wife and I by saying she would really like to go see ‘Up ‘ “ the new Pixar animation film.  We talked it over with her for a fair bit last night and checked again this morning to make sure she was really ‘up for it ‘ (yikes “ horrendous pun) and grabbed ‘an app for that ‘ and booked tickets.

Quick recap of the First Ever Movie experience:

  • Dimming of the lights was daunting beforehand, but no big deal when it happened
  • Massive screen and booming sound were a bit much for her at the outset, but just gripping after a bit
  • Several big-time scary and sad moments for her
  • Also lots of funny, great moments
  • Emotional rollercoaster for the last 1/3 of the film

She made it through though, despite a couple of ‘I want to go home ‘ moments.  And she thought it was fun, worth it and, most importantly, that she ‘d like to do it again.  That was the happy ending we were after. 🙂

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