I’m declaring it a Paddington Bear Saturday. Why? Well, we’ll get to that.
This marmalade loving bear from darkest Peru has captured many a heart over the years. And over the past year “Paddington 2” has captured more than a few nominations.
So, this week when Golden Globe nominees were announced, and a certain bear didn’t make the cut it was a bit, well, shocking.
I realize on the surface “Paddington 2” doesn’t look like your average award-nominated film. For one thing, you’ll actually want to watch it again. For another, it has broad appeal.
It’s pure joy and silliness done incredibly well. It’s impeccably acted which is made more impressive by the fact that the title character is a CGI bear.
That being said, the film’s namesake wouldn’t want us to grumble or growl. So, we’ll just work on our hard stares for the Oscar committee.
…just for fun: