Going to see The Kid Who Would Be King

Since I’m a member of the AMC Stubs A-List, I decided that I needed to see a movie tonight. It’s been a bit since my last one because nothing that has come out in the month of January has really intrigued me. I noticed The Kid Who Would Be King is showing, so I’ve decided to give that one a chance. The trailer looks interesting and the premise is silly enough that I will probably enjoy it.

For New Years Eve, my wife and I decided to watch Teen Titan’s Go! To the Movies. It was one that I was interested in seeing in the theater, but we never got the chance. My wife wasn’t that interested because she likes the other art style of the original Teen Titans cartoon on the Cartoon Network.

We both ended up enjoying the movie. I knew I would because I love movies that don’t take themselves seriously. This was one of those. My wife liked it more than she thought she would. We also both slowly say “Slade” now and laugh.

Also, we watched the Lego Batman movie too. I have decided that is the greatest Batman movie ever made. Nothing like a couple of goofy movies to end the year with.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse™ – Official Site | Sony Pictures

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse™ – Official Site | Sony Pictures

I had mentioned in a previous post that I was having a hard time wanting to read again, and I was trying to figure out ways to drive my interest back to books. Well, good news, I think the movie Mortal Engines has done just that.

I went to see the movie on Sunday. I went by myself because my wife wasn’t sure if she would like it. I knew nothing about this movie other than what little I had seen in the trailer. I never looked it up to find out more. I was simply intrigued by the trailer and decided to give it a shot and just see. At the end of the movie, I was sitting there during the credits happy that I had taken a chance on the movie. I really liked it, and while I was getting ready to leave, I saw on the screen that it was based on a book. WHAT?! Really?

Many years ago I saw a suggestion for people not sure if they want to read a book: go see the movie if there is a film adaption. I’ve taken that to heart over the years and seen movies of books that I may be interested in. This time, I wasn’t even aware that the movie came from a book and was a little surprised, so I have decided to find the books and read them. A little digging turns up that there are four of them in the series, so I’ve got some reading ahead of me very soon.