When I was a wee lass, my family moved to Trinidad. As we were coming through customs at the airport, I was carrying a Sesame Street Spy Book to help pass the time on the flight. For some reason the men at customs believed it was an actual spy book. I must have had that look of being an international spy, all at the age of three. They spent quite a bit of time working out the banana codes, while my Dad went off his brain at their stupidity. Finally, after some time, me and the book were let go.
Over the years that little tale has been told at many a family function, with chuckles of 'Who'd really think a three-year-old was a spy.' I'm guessing that Robert Rodriguez, writer and director of the Spy Kids franchise, must have listened into this story at some time or perhaps he was behind us in that customs line. Sadly, he hasn't sent me any royalties which I'm obviously owed, but what are you going to do?
When I returned home from holidays this week, I discovered a parcel with three 3D Blu-Ray copies of Spy Kids: All The Time in World from those kind Roadshow people. Not only is the movie 3D but it comes with special scratch and sniff cards that make the movie a 4D experience. Cool. I can't tell you what the movie is like as I don't have a Blu-Ray player, but I was a fan of the first couple of movies. It also features Ricky Gervais and Jeremy Piven, so bound to provide a few laughs.
If you'd like to win one of these babies, please leave me a comment below about a moment in your life that could have made a movie.
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