Oct. 14th, 2015

liv: alternating calligraphed and modern letters (letters)
Reason for watching it: I have read a lot of analysis of the film, some strongly positive and some very angry, and I was curious to see it.

Circumstances of watching it: A nice relaxed evening with [personal profile] cjwatson and his younger two kids.

Verdict: Brave is a lovely story about a mother and daughter, and gorgeously animated, while I'm somewhat ambivalent about the Hollywood "Scottish" setting.

detailed review, with spoilers, mentions child abuse and racism )

Reading Wednesday: Still reading and enjoying The Dervish House by Ian McDonald; nothing much more to report.

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Miscellaneous. Eclectic. Random. Perhaps markedly literate, or at least suffering from the compulsion to read any text that presents itself, including cereal boxes.

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