Proceed And Be Bold (True Grit)

To become a citizen of the United States, you must do three things: apply for citizenship, pass a naturalization exam, and participate in an oath ceremony. There’s one more thing I think should be added to the list: you should have to watch at least one John Wayne movie. I think you could learn aContinue reading “Proceed And Be Bold (True Grit)”

Living Courageously (We Bought A Zoo)

The tagline of the movie, We Bought A Zoo, has come to be the words Benjamin Mee speaks to his 14 year old son when he tells him: You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage. Just, literally, 20 seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will comeContinue reading “Living Courageously (We Bought A Zoo)”

Celebrating True Adventure (We Bought A Zoo)

Disappointments are measured in terms of expectations. I didn’t expect a lot out of We Bought a Zoo, so I was pleasantly surprised at how charming this family movie turned out to be. It’s totally over the top, like Disney’s Enchanted of a few years ago (though in its own way), but since it makes no pretense of being anythingContinue reading “Celebrating True Adventure (We Bought A Zoo)”