Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski


Over the weekend, we hosted Xpioti's pair on a sleepover. I took the girls to see Zootopia while the little Mister felt bad and tired, so failed horribly at sleeping.

I liked Zootopia. That's one solid film. It's basically a buddy cop movie without all the horrible language and a fun array of tropes. The story has some nice twists, and they recycle their characters very effectively.

I also rewatched The Force Awakens. I liked the film more on this second time through. More hung together than I thought. The character moments, especially, worked very well. What the film lacked was a through-line, and that through-line was the FORCE. The Force is what would provide victory to either side, but nobody really had it. We really needed to feel the lack of the Force before so that its resurgence would FEEL like something.

Somewhere in there, I accomplished one small lick of yard work. Laziness has ruled this winter, and my pulled shoulder keeps bothering me. It's getting better, but it's not there yet.

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