My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed watching clips of Sesame Street over the weekend. I'd forgotten about Mumford the Magician and his "magic words." Unfortunately, I've never liked peanut butter sandwiches. *grin*
Had a rather relaxing weekend. Writing was half-way productive, too. My local RWA chapter did a BIAW challenge and I managed to come in under just 7,000 words for the whole week. Not too bad! Also watched Charlotte Gray with Cate Blanchett and Billy Crudup. Can I just say one thing about this movie?
Okay, that's TWO things, but it deserves it. I don't know why I didn't hear of this movie when it was released. And in this instance, I can say that it was much better than the book. I tried to read the book that the movie was based on before I watched the movie, but I honestly couldn't get through it. But there comes a time when you have to look at your to-be-read pile and decide not to waste your time on a book that isn't holding your interest.
But the movie...ah, yes, the movie. The plot for this movie is the same kind of plot I want to write in my books. Very well done, IMO. And yes, it's a World War II flick. ;-)
Has there ever been an instance where you liked the movie better than the book?
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