Your kids require being scared at a movie from time to time. It's part of BEING A KID! Goddam-
-No. I'll just stop right now. I'm not reviewing Where The Wild Things Are, here. I'm just venting my feelings about hyper-sensitive, over-protective parents who freak out at any sign of distress (as if distress wasn't something to learn to manage early on)
Here are just a few images from some of the flicks we saw when we were kids:
SHIT, I'M UNDER THE COUCH
FUCK YOU, SHOWTIME
You can't see this very well, but ARTEX IS FUCKING DROWNING IN QUICKSAND NO!!!!!
NOW THIS THING, GODDAMMIT. TURN IT OFF!
And nuts to this.
The kids around me settled down, almost immediately, just so you know. They were, most of them, paying rapt attention.