kids seem to love buzz&woody and lightening mcqueen. these two movies are EVERYWHERE. i don't know how kids can watch those long movies at 2 years old but ben was never the kind of kid to watch anything longer than a curious george. (which is great, really.) but let's be honest, i've been looking forward to having a reason to watch kids movies.
i was disappointed that our first movie wasn't Cars or Toy Story (although the mean kid is a little too scary) but as the movie started, there was lots of music (which avery loved) and the "bad guys" weren't scary - bonus. ben asked questions during most of the movie - i did a lot of narrating. i remember my dad describing what was happening in movies for me and i always liked it...hopefully, my kids feel the same way. anyways, it wasn't too long and ben seemed to like it - at least, he was interested until the end.
i didn't take any photos but found this little video clip with the kids watching the opening scene:
so this past weekend, tim saw that Cars was playing on tv so he recorded it. i was excited to for ben to see the movie that his friends love and sport on their clothes/underwear/pull-ups/toothbrushes/beach towels etc. we got it started at dinner and tim and i were pretty into it but ben lost interest after the first race. he was off playing and i kept pausing the movie, saying, "are you still watching this or should i turn it off?" usually, by the time i ask this question about curious george in the morning, the answer is "turn it off" but he continued to say, "i'm still watching" so i guess he liked it well enough. but really, are any 3 year olds watching full length movies? or do they just like the characters? the experience definitely encouraged me not to bother with a movie theatre for at least a few more years. :)