Baby's First Halloween – Fury Road Edition |
The inspiration for baby's first Halloween. When Halloween rolls around and you're the parent of a baby girl, you'll hear all sorts of cutesy ideas for costumes. "A bag of jellybeans!" "A bumble bee!" "A ladybug!" Each time someone said this to me, I felt like saying "Hi, I'm Justin. It's clear that we haven't met before." So, what was Anneka's first Halloween costume? None other than Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road. This is where we started in making a baby Furiosa war rig. Let's digress a bit about the movie before we dive into the costume. I saw the preview and immediately dismissed it as a mind-numbing series of 'splosions based on a cult classic that didn't need revival. Not a single review I read from professional or amateur critics changed my mind as they raved about the cinematography and practical effects. Then one mentioned that the filmmakers consulted the author of The Vagina Monologues to create strong female characters. I've never read The Vagina Monologues,