Tangled


We took the girls to see Tangled today. We were a little apprehensive about some of the darker scenes. We had read that there is a stabbing scene. Turns out the "stabbing scene" was just the sound of the hero being stabbed by the evil witch - they never showed anything. What was scarier was the demise of the witch as she turned into a skeletal thing that staggered out of the tower and fell all the way to the ground below. I recommend covering their eyes on that scene.

But then the hero dies. I know - pretty dark for a kid movie. So Ivy turns to me during this death scene. Her eyes are wide. Are those tears gleaming?

"Mom...." she whispered apprehensively. Uh oh, I thought. This was a mistake. Why did I ever bring her to this movie?

"It's ok, Ivy," I whispered back. "It will be ok in a minute." I peered into her face, trying to see if she was crying. "Ivy, are you crying?"

"Mom..." she whispered again. No tears, I could see now. But she looked distinctly anxious. I gripped her hand, darting glances at the movie screen, wishing it the scene would be over already.

"Don't worry, sweetheart. I am right here with you."

"Mom........... I want some popcorn."

Comments

  1. Hahahahahahaha...this seriously just made me laugh out loud!

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  2. Oh, no!!! you gave up the end! Now I won't go see it, I might want to eat pop corn.

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  3. LOL. Dark times call for popcorn, gotta eat your feelings and all.

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  4. LOL She knows what's important!

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  5. Oh gosh! Too cute! We saw that too and loved it but yes, I agree the evil witch dying was a bit much. Yuck!

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