Many of you are aware of my huge passion (some call it an obsession) for all things Disney. Since they first announced this was in the works, I have been super excited to watch this live action remake of a beloved animated Disney movie. A few weeks ago a media frenzy ensued about the release of this highly anticipated movie. Many things were published online about the director's comments about some things he alluded were in the movie. Blog posts, reviews, articles, etc. began to appear ALL over the place. As I began to read some - I struggled on what I should do about the movie.
I have spent my entire adult life coming alongside parents as they muddle through raising warriors for Jesus in a world that is getting harder and harder to navigate. Never do I want my actions or endorsements to ever be a stumbling block for anyone- especially children. I wasn't sure what to think after reading so much. Until I read a blog from someone who had actually seen the movie (before it had been released). I have searched to find it again- a friend on Facebook had posted it. I so wish I had kept it. I'd like to thank the blogger - she encouraged me to go see the movie and see for myself what I thought of all the "hub bub".
So today I saw the movie. Here is what I posted on Facebook-
Mike and I went to see Beauty and the Beast today. I wanted to decide what I thought about all the "hub bub" prior to it's release myself. And unless I missed it - there was no kiss. A couple of innuendos on a couple of things - less than in most movies I've seen targeted for kiddos. I really liked the movie. It was awesome. I had a few favorite parts - but I won't spoil it for others. Oh the music- wonderful. I will be singing those songs for a while in my head. I will tell you if you have young children or kids who tend to be scared easily- the wolf scenes and a couple of the ones with the Beast are pretty intense. So there is my two cents for what it is worth!