The Watsons Go to Birmingham: The Movie
There are videos that go into Video Sunday and then there are videos that deseve their very own posts. This is one such video.
In the wake of the Trayvon Martin court decision it seems to me that we need something good for once. And I admit it. I wouldn’t have pegged the Hallmark Channel to provide that good thing I need, but then I saw today’s trailer for The Watsons Go to Birmingham (no titular 1963). On the one hand I see no reason in the world why this movie couldn’t have been in theaters first. That said, the facts that (A) It was made at all and (B) Proper money was put into it (as the wife of a sometimes director of noir films, I can tell you right now that period pieces are bloody expensive) are more than enough to satisfy me. There’s more info on it at The Huffington Post, naturally.
Anything to replace kids having to watch Glory in school. The film is on September 20th at 8 p.m. ET. Set your TiVo and DVRs now.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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