Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie

What I love about half term is taking the time to snuggle up with the girls and watch a movie, especially if the weather is bad. They love choosing a snack and grabbing some blankets and we all sit on the sofa and spend some quality time together.

They have been looking forward all week to watching the new Snoopy & Charlie Brown movie – The Peanuts Movie. They had wanted to see it in the cinema but it was too difficult to take them with Baby S too so they have waited patiently for the DVD release – which is today incidentally!

the peanuts movie

Charlie Brown and Snoopy remind me so much of my childhood. I used to watch the cartoons and remember how they used to make me laugh and feel sad all at the same time – Charlie Brown is a great character, he can convey so much feeling.

I won’t spoil the film for you but I will tell you a little about the plot. You will see Snoopy battle his nemesis The Red Baron and Charlie Brown try to win the affections of the Little Red-Headed Girl. What I loved about this film is that nothing has changed in the 25 years since I used to watch the cartoons. The characters look and act the same and they still work wonderfully today.

The girls (aged 9 and 5) were transfixed by the film and sat wonderfully through the whole thing. They really enjoyed it and I am sure it is a film that they are going to watch again and again.

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19 Comments

  1. May 31, 2016 / 1:08 pm

    I used to love Snoopy, I think I am going to have to tell my Daughter she has to watch this with me 🙂 x

  2. May 31, 2016 / 1:24 pm

    Aww I used to love Snoopy when I was younger too! 🙂 xx

  3. May 31, 2016 / 5:01 pm

    I’ve seen the trailer for this a few times but can’t tell if I’d enjoy it. Might need to take a friends kid as an excuse to so it (and Finding Dory of course!) x
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  4. May 31, 2016 / 8:46 pm

    I used to watch Snoopy all the time growing up. It sounds like kids will love it! x

  5. May 31, 2016 / 10:42 pm

    I used to love Snoopy as a child, so I am definitely going to have to try and watch this at some point! x

  6. June 1, 2016 / 1:42 am

    I still haven’t seen this! It does sound like a great family movie though. I’ll have to check it out!

  7. June 2, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    Love this film. I just watched it in the plane from my recent flight. Feels good to remember my childhood memories with Snoopy.

  8. June 2, 2016 / 7:34 pm

    Awww I’ve never watched this movie but I’ve heard such good things about it. It is great that you and your girls take time to just snuggle up and watch a movie. I know now that I’m older, it is those sort of memories with my mum that I cherish the most.

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