There are few actresses/celebrities that I adore. One of those people without a shadow of a doubt is the one and only Jennifer Garner. As a super fan of the show “Alias” and all of her movies since I was crazy excited to get the invitation to see her new film with Steve Carell Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good bad day and film adaptation of the very popular children’s book.
The event was sponsored by Lands End and we got an opportunity to check out (and try on) the fall/winter line of coats, they had one in every size which was awesome. There were tons of great designs, fabrics and colors. Every piece was high quality and certainly up to the task of keeping you warm through the brutal NYC winter.
The kids fall/winter line was also on display. I am completely in love with the faux fur vest and the accessories like the hats and scarves to keep the kids looking great while keeping them warm.
After we got to check out the awesome threads and the candy bar from Sweet suite candy, we got to check out the movie. I remember reading the book as a kid but really didn’t remember the exact premise, I just remember that things pretty much go horribly wrong for everyone involved.
The movie was hilarious, it kept me engaged, talking to the screen and shaking my head in awe. What I loved most about the movie was how pure it was. Disney films are so good at making a plot appeal to all ages. The overall message of the movie was heart warming and it really does make you feel good at the end.
Jennifer Garner came to the theater for a quick Q&A with the mommy bloggers (and their kids). She was stunning as I expected and she answered all of the questions with grace and ease. She talked about how tough it was to be a working mom, and how after 3 kids the “shop is closed”. She also spoke about how much she loved working with Steve Carell because he is the “nicest, coolest” person ever.
I highly recommend this movie for a family day out. It is very well done and you won’t regret it!
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Bad Day is in theaters October 10.