Bridge to Terabithia

Oh my god. Why didn’t anyone warn me? Well let me warn you — bring a hankie when you go see Bridge to Terabithia. It is nothing like the previews would have you believe. Instead of some magical kingdom with fantastic creatures the story is about two kids who use their imagination.

Man, it pushed all my buttons. Let’s see…loner kids who don’t fit in (that brings back memories), who create fantastic kingdoms in their imaginations (oh, I’ve been there), and wanting some acknowledgement of how special they are. It’s a lovely story, but if you are thinking about bringing young kids to the film be warned, there’s an off-screen death that brings out the tears. That’s why I needed a hankie.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: