Little Miss Sunshine
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Starring: Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Alan Arkin
Reason for watching: After hearing someone referring to it, I looked it up online and thought it sounded good.
Comments: Since I had never heard of this until just recently, I didn't know what to expect going in, except that it was quirky. Quirky it was, indeed, but also hilarious and heartwarming. Throughout the whole movie we chuckled over and over but at the end when you find out what the little girl's talent for the beauty pageant is we were roaring with laughter. Every one of the actors was wonderful, Alan Arkin especially and I see he won an Oscar for the part. This is an exceptional movie and one that shouldn't be missed. Recommended!
We've also watched a few movies with the 7yo recently. These are:
Curious George - (own) a bit too sappy, sweet for my tastes but the 7yo liked it well enough.
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again - (TV) enjoyable but the first one is better
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit - (library) honestly I was bored with this and couldn't keep my mind on it.