By now you already know that The Peanuts Movie is in theaters. You may have seen it, probably with children (either your own or surrounded by them). Maybe you’ve even read Jenny’s review of the film filled with, at rough count, eighty bajillion frame grabs from the movie. I’m here to set the record straight about The Peanuts Movie and Peanuts in general.
Peanuts sucks. More after the break, if you need it.
No matter if you’re 5 or 55, you’ve probably been affected by Peanuts cartoon artist, Charles Schulz. Peanuts made its first appearance on October 2, 1950, in seven newspapers. The weekly Sunday-page debuted on January 6, 1952 and ran for 50 years!
Since that time we’ve grown to love Peanuts classics like It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas, as well as a number of other films starring Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Franklin, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. And as of November 6, 2015 the Schulz legacy continues with its debut of the new Peanuts Movie. And what a delightful and wonderful movie it is.
By now, you may have seen how both Ryan and Watson weighed in on spoiler-free reviews for Ant-Man. Well, they aren’t the only folks who work here, and they aren’t the only folks who have seen it. Tom lives in another state. Jenny wasn’t invited on their playdate to see the movie, possibly due to Ryan and Watson’s longstanding membership in the He-Man Woman Haterz Club.
However, this is Gabbing Geek, and not the All Ant-Man Report, so Tom and Jenny are sharing their thoughts on the movie in a single post. See it behind the cut. May be SPOILERS. You’ve been warned.