I had a little elementary school crush that began when all he said was “you’re cute,” as we worked on classwork at a table with just us.
My eyes lit up like the stars at night out in the country. He thinks I’m cute? *gasps*
Ever since, I had a hard crush on that boy. So, I decided to invite him to my birthday party when November came around.
I invited classmates that were girls. No boys came, of course, because I really wanted my crush to come. The girls figured it out quickly that I had a crush, and they figured out I invited him. The girls crowded around me, turned on the radio, and this one song came on that I could never forget:
My Love by Justin Timberlake
Thus, they sang, crowding around me, mockingly:
See, all I want you to do is be my love (So don’t give away) My love (so don’t give away) My love (so don’t give away) Ain’t another woman that could take your spot My love (so don’t give away) My love (so don’t give away) My love (so don’t give away) Ain’t another woman that could take your spot, my love Love, my love, my love (Source)
If you’re a 90’s-early 2000’s kid, you sang along, didn’t you?
Yes, I know this is a kid’s movie. BUT–it is such a great movie that it just lifts my spirits every time I watched it. It’s colorful and silly, yet it has room to teach us about our basic human emotion–happiness.
The main plot is about a world where two creatures exist–small ones called trolls, who love to sing, dance, hug and just be happy, and big ones called bergens, who are relatively miserable creatures that don’t know how to be happy on their own. One day, bergens discovered that they can be happy by eating trolls. Thus, the bergens captured the trolls’ tree, where all the trolls lived, and once a year they held a festivity called trollstice to eat trolls. However, on one trollstice day, the trolls escape and the royal cook responsible for conducting the feast is banished from Bergen Town. Twenty years later, the trolls are rediscovered, and some get captured. It is up to Princess Poppy, the heir to the throne of Troll Village, and Branch, one troll who doesn’t want to be happy, to save their friends from the bergens.
Out of 5 stars, I give this movie a full 5. Read below to see why~
Gentle warning: there are some mild spoilers and hints, but I promise to be as vague as possible.