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17 May 2009 @ 06:38 pm
Two movies in a week, whoa.  
The family went to see Disney's Earth. It is, in fact, mostly the Planet Earth t.v. series just re-cut with some unused footage thrown in. So yes, it's all gorgeous.



Yes, life is brutal and short in the wild, but jeez louise.

There's this (really amazing) scene of an entire pride (30 lions strong) attacking AN ELEPHANT. IN THE DARK.

Yeah, kidlet was NOT happy about that.

Plus one of the baby elephants got separated from the herd and went wandering off alone in the Kalahari to its doom.

And then the polar bear dropped dead.

Did we really need all that?



Edit

Woot! 5.0 4.7 earthquake about five miles from my house. Rock and roll!
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My way of staying sane: ewwwmamaboolj on May 18th, 2009 01:23 pm (UTC)
That's a whole lot of violence and angst for kids' film.
lizardbeth: Anders- Helolizardbeth_j on May 18th, 2009 04:11 pm (UTC)
What gets me is that they didn't HAVE to show the baby elephant or the polar bear parts especially, since those two weren't the elephants and the polar bears the story was following. So they were just thrown in there for extra angst. grr.
noybusiness on May 18th, 2009 02:45 pm (UTC)
Those nature films.

So you got some real-life Earth action. Ha, ha.
lizardbeth: Anders- Helolizardbeth_j on May 18th, 2009 04:14 pm (UTC)
lol. Yeah, though I thought about it more when we were watching a program on the Rift Valley. "Oh, look, there's Hera right over there!"
noybusiness: lolcatbsgnoybusiness on May 18th, 2009 05:40 pm (UTC)
Question. Do you not get notification of replies to older posts after a while?
lizardbeth: Anders- Helolizardbeth_j on May 18th, 2009 05:54 pm (UTC)
I do. But I only reply if I have something to say in response. And I don't always. *shrug*