MATILDA IS THE IDEAL MOVIE AND HERE IS WHY
- female protag
- no love story cause shes a six yr old
- bff is a small girl of color
- bechdel test passed in like the first ten minutes
- anti-bullying message
- anti-abuse message
- pro-learning message
- this girl is so smart she can move things with her MIND
- teaches kids that if ppl are toxic, even if they are family, then you don’t have to stay with them
- cute as frickle
- great soundtrack
- happiest ending
- infinitely relatable
these are the facts people
You know when you need to practice speaking a language but you don’t want to speak it in front of native speakers because you’re worried they will judge you for your poor grammar skills and limited vocabulary
I’ve reblogged a few post related to the current events in Ferguson. While those posts vocalize (through satire or sincerity) truths I want to support, I have not contributed anything of my own. I don’t have anything original or profound to add. Maybe that’s for the best. Maybe the last thing needed or wanted is the response of a privileged white woman. I guess that’s the purpose of this post, to recognize my privilege and convey my sympathy.
Today the local SWAT team was training on campus (where I work and attend college). My boss comes in and asks if I need a break to enjoy the view; just in case what my Thursday afternoon was missing included “really attractive men in uniform”.
I’m not a huge fan of my job, but my boss makes me smile.
Wanting to have a chill night in/out with good friends. Sad that my handsome boyfriend and many lovely friends are under 21. Also feeling too paranoid to ask old friends if they want to hang out. Free pizza though. Sooo… Meh.