It is hard to believe that an animated movie can express the importance of embracing our differences better than most world leaders, but it is true. The story within Trolls World Tour is celebrating the differences of each and every Troll. Essentially there are 6 musical strings and all the Trolls lived in harmony but some of the Trolls wanted their music to be most important and so they tried to control all of the strings for themselves. To prevent this from happening each type of musical troll took one of the strings and made way to their own corner of the world. They lived apart from each other with their own music like Country, Pop, Classical, Fun, Techno and Rock. We are very familiar with the Pop Trolls as they are the heroes of the first movie. In this movie the Pop Trolls learn something upsetting about their own history, something never taught to them, and they set out to stop the Rock Trolls from taking all of the musical strings and turning everyone into Rock Troll Zombies. Along the way Poppy, Branch and the rest of the Trolls learn to accomplish harmony in another way.
The Blu-ray has a TON of super fun extras like a Dance Party Mode which is a fun interactive experience for the viewer. They get to participate along with Queen Poppy. If you are like me and are not a big time dancer then the Trolls have you covered with Trolls Dance Academy. The Trolls teach you moves for Pop, Waltz, Country, Funk, KPop and Reggaeton. Continue reading Review: Trolls World Tour→
Today was National Bacon day and luckily we still had a few strips of homemade bacon from our friend Aaron. This was his first batch of bacon that he made and it was terrific. We enjoyed it very much over the Summer and that gave him the idea for us to record him making bacon again. So I helped him with that this Summer and the video was really fun. Check it out.
In the afternoon we went to see the movie Playing with Fire at the Route One Cinema Pub. One of Andrew’s classmate’s mom organized it so that we could all go together. Andrew got to see his friends and what’s better he got to laugh and be silly and enjoy a super funny movie. It was a lot of slapstick type humor but had heart to it as well. At one point a kid in the movie tried to clean a truck and well, it doesn’t go well at all. I exclaimed “oh Jesus!” a little louder than I expected to but then at a moment when the movie was quiet one of the younger brothers of one of Andrew’s classmates exclaims, “Jesus!”. He then got reprimanded by his mom. Allison shot me dagger eyes across the table. I’m a bad influence. Later on I told the mom that he got that from me and I’d gotten the kid in trouble and we all had a laugh. So, there were gasp out loud moments in the movie where I need to pick better exclamations.
When we got home we all sort of chilled out in front of screens so we decided that after dinner we would play a board game together. We played Harry Potter Clue and found out that Allison could be in Slytherin for her sneaky tricks in the game. We also learned that I have to trust what I marked down in the future as I messed up and guess wrong. It was a fun game, though.
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