"Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends."
"I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."
I'll pass on that flick and the song also. Marketing is my opinion.
We took a bunch of seven-year-olds to see it this morning (son's birthday party) and the adults were laughing as hard as the kids. Lots of fun, funny, and there's more to it than I thought. I didn't feel like there was a lot of LEGO marketing.
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At least not direct marketing of new sets to buy, although I bet there are a few. One of the big messages is about using your imagination with what you already have.
Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life. I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future. H.G. Wells
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle
"This is a really weird game, and you’ll find that most people will not want to play this."
well, like it or not, get ready for another crank-em-out animation film franchise...
A smashing Saturday powered the 3D animated comedy “The Lego Movie” past already high expectations on its way to a massive $69.1 million debut weekend at the North American box office.
The first animated release from Warner Bros. in three years saw a huge spike in attendance – up roughly 80 percent from Friday – when families began turning out at the 3,375 mainly 3D theaters. They turned it into the second-biggest February opening ever,
Warner Bros. knew going in that had a hit with “The Lego Movie,” with most analysts projecting a $50 million opening. But when fears that bad weather would be widespread on the East Coast failed to materialize and the minivan crowd mobilized Saturday, it blew past that. In the process, it became clear that the movie based on the plastic toy building pieces would indeed launch a franchise and become the cornerstone of an effort to get back in the animation game for the studio behind Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and the Looney Tunes classics.