Okay, I can’t feel my toes right now, which is slightly disconcerting. But I digress.
We’re here to provide you with top-of-the-line watching recommendations, and in this installment, for the kiddies, many of whom will be home for a long weekend starting tomorrow.
First off, our daughter, my wife, my wife’s friend and her daughter all LOVED Madagascar 2, so if it’s like minus 20 in your backyard, jump in the car and go see it already.
Second. I haven’t seen it, but I overheard a bunch of folks with slightly older kids (9,10) say that they LOVED Wall-E, so if you believe some people that I overheard, as well as a myriad of critics, I say, you’re probably safe with a lovable, animated robot.
Third is my favorite throwback pick (and largely because our daughter started wearing pull-ups with Jasmine on them): Aladdin. You absolutely cannot go wrong with anything involving Robin Williams. Best. Blue Genie. Ever. (Of course now that I see that it was made in 1992, I feel so damn old.)
Finally, if you’re looking for something new on the tele, I just got word from my peeps that Nickelodeon will have a new show based on those awesome Olivia books by Ian Falconer (my personal faves). Guess what it’s called? Oh. Yes. “Olivia.” Premieres on January 26, but if you click here, you can check out some online games to occupy your child’s time while he or she bides the time waiting for the first delightful episode.