When I initially heard of Lean on Pete, it was just a coming of age film about a boy and his horse. I work at a small movie theatre, and I can remember the day my boss showed me the trailer. 655 more words
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The western is a genre that may not appeal to all but is a distinctly American genre. Like jazz or southern gothic, the western feels as if it has been threaded into our DNA and culture. 620 more words
Friday my period 7 was cancelled, for a senior meeting, and the students were dismissed, so I had an early start of my weekend.
Friday the president of the HOA came by our house and spoke with Yisch about our mailbox in that it’s a lot bigger than those of our neighbors. 786 more words
Lean on Pete starts innocuously enough. Newly transplanted from Spokane, Wyoming, to Portland, Oregon, with his single, working-class father, Charley Thompson discovers a racetrack near his house during a morning run and talks his way into a job assisting Del Montgomery, a veteran manager known for running his horses into the ground. 1,022 more words