Another film one, though today was about more than just going to see the movie. Today was Hans’ last day in Glasgow, but it was fairly relaxed after a couple of days of trying to fit a ton of stuff in. Yesterday we caught a TV show recording, walked around the West End, interviewed a band, sampled some rather nice food (from “Kings” on Sauchiehall Street who aren’t on Google Maps) and went to a gig.
Today, we did some shopping, visited my work, enjoyed dinner with two of my colleagues and saw Spider-Man: Far From Home before heading to Buchanan Street to drop him off for his midnight bus to Birmingham.
I hope it’s not another six or seven years before I see him again…
First there was Spider-Man Homecoming. Then it was Spider-Man: Far From Home. Continuing the theme is… (Yes, I had some spare time. And no, I’m definitely not a graphic artist)
Finally got to see this only a couple of weeks after release, but as it already seems to be being withdrawn from cinemas. I went with a work colleague and The Boy, and all three of us loved it. Enjoying a film is one thing, but looking over to see your son literally gripping the armrests of his seat, eyes wide and laughing at the dialogue makes it even better.
I initially thought the three-hour runtime would be a struggle for him, but he was absolutely enraptured. As, I confess, was I. Long but not drawn out, a great story with three distinct acts and a superb ending which wrapped up Phase I perfectly. I wonder what the next decade has to bring from Marvel Studios?
Finally got round to watching Aquaman. Made me think of Black Panther meets Green Lantern. Better than the former, on a par with the latter.
This took a little longer to arrive than I was expecting, but that’s because it turns out it was coming from the US… I wish Amazon would make that kind of thing clearer! Still, it was cheaper (including delivery) than anywhere else I could find it. And it’s Wayne. So it’s cool!