Even if you don't have a kid handy, go anyway. It's a perfect little charmer of a movie!
I will say that I resent Pixar presenting me with such complexity of emotion in a kiddie film. I began to ponder things like life-dreams and whether some of those big ones we start out with die or just change. Do we find out how to be happy or do we "settle." Or both. On the flip side, I considered how it's never too late - for the important things anyway.
Also, one particular thing during the opening sequence really annoyed me because it seemed like way too much, even though they did it with subtlety. But it was lost on Shark Boy and was a blip in the scope of the movie, and I was soon completely charmed and got over it. So nevermind.
Bottom line: Within 15 minutes you'll need tissues. Then you will laugh and laugh and have the most enjoyable time! Then in the last 5 minutes you'll need tissues again. (But that does not mean it has a sad ending.)
I have two contests to remind you about.
Blissful Style on Blissfully Domestic is giving away one of these gorgeous things!
I love this laptop with the power of a thousand burning suns. I would have begged for this like a kid pleading for a Nerd Rope if it wasn't for this white hot mess of an economy sucking the joy out of things like Mom's Special Red Designer Laptop Birthday.
Also, I am giving away one of these adorable backpacks on Friday to a lucky commenter on this post about Family Road Trips. It is courtesy of Allchildrensfurniture.com and contains educational activities for the short "are we there yet!?!" people who ride in your backseat.
So please comment on my road trip post for a chance to win!
Have you seen Up? Who else loved it?
PS for Nashville area readers: Don't forget the special discount at Studio Gaven I posted here.