6 Uplifting Quotes from ‘Matilda’

6 Uplifting Quotes from ‘Matilda’

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Matilda was written by Roald Dahl and published in 1998, twenty one years ago today. It’s a pretty depressing book with an evil principle and mean parents but it’s very sweet as well and has some great moments. So here are some sweet quotes to help restore your faith in humanity even if it’s for a little while.   Image Via Quentin Blake “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” “Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so …

Want Details on Roald Dahl’s Peculiar Childhood? Check This Book Out

Want Details on Roald Dahl’s Peculiar Childhood? Check This Book Out

Did you know that Roald Dahl was not just an author, but a medical inventor, chocolate historian, fighter pilot, and a spy? Hard to believe, as his stories are rich with innocent, joyous, and delicate characters. His stories such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda didn’t just instantly come to him, however. They were the product of a bizarre, gruesome, yet impactful childhood. You can read all about it in his book Boy: Tales of Childhood.    Image Via Amazon Boy: Tales of Childhood is an autobiographical book depicting Dahl’s life, from the time of his birth up until he had left school. It …

Donald Glover Might Be Our New ‘Willy Wonka’!

Donald Glover Might Be Our New ‘Willy Wonka’!

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Now, as you may already know, a brand new adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ever popular Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is currently in the works.    The film is being written and produced by Simon Rich (The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live) and David Heyman (Harry Potter) under Warner Bros., with director Paul King (Paddington).    Now, although there are already two previous adaptations (the second being the darkly strange Tim Burton version starring Johnny Depp and the first, obviously, being the original 1971 classic starring the one-and-only Gene Wilder), this new adaptation already sounds like it’s on the track to being something completely …