On the 16th Day of Advent...

>> Monday, 16 December 2013

... I met someone who has - gasp - never watched 'The Polar Express'.  I promptly came home, dug it out, and watched it with Boys #1 and #2 after school, and despite the fact that it must be the nth time we've seen it, it did not disappoint.

Just in case there are any more of you out there who have never seen this delight of a movie, here's one of my favourite scenes.

And yes, that is an animated version of Tom Hanks playing The Conductor (one of the 5 roles he plays in this film).

Enjoy!


3 comments:

nappy valley girl 16 December 2013 at 19:31  

Yes, it's one of our favourites too.
Have your boys seen Arthur Christmas? That's high on the list of seasonal viewing here.

Iota 17 December 2013 at 08:08  

Oh No! I hate The Polar Express! Should have added it to my list of classic films I just don't get.

Way too scary for the age group it's aimed at - that grinning conductor creeps me out. The story moves so slowly. Wait... IS there a story? I don't remember one.

Have to agree to differ on this one, Potty!

Clare Taylor 17 December 2013 at 13:23  

NVG - haven't seen it but it's on our list!

Iota, that's fine by me. Different strokes and all that...

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