Taking a little break from writing tomorrow to go see The Princess and the Frog. The movie is set in New Orleans (which is the setting for my NaNo novel), it’s set in the Jazz Age (a favorite time period of mine) and, best of all, it’s drawn animation not computer generated animation, which is okay, mind you, but I do love the drawn animation too.
I’m not expecting the ground to shake or the heavens to open with Avatar,as the plot looks to be by the numbers, but I am curious to see it.
I haven’t been to the movies since Harry Potter came out this past summer so I’m overdue I think.
Plus I need to prime the writing pump, as they say. I’m currently writing a novel set in New Orleans (the setting for The Princess and the Frog), I’m going to be writing a steampunk soon and I’m also writing this month a short story set in the Victorian era (Sherlock Holmes will be great for that) and I’m also going to be writing a sci-fi romance sometime early in 2010, and Avatar may prove useful for some inspiration in that area, I think.
And I LOVE movies.
However, have they ever gotten expensive! I can’t believe our local theater is now charging $9.00 for an evening showing. $9.00! I have no doubt it’s probably higher in other cities.
Well, the theater also has what they call Early Bird specials. Go to a movie early in the morning (around nineish) and get in for $5.50. Those are the showings I will be attending. And no food. Wouldn’t want to eat anything that early in the morning anyway.