There are a couple of favorite films that come up every year at IGGPPCamp - the 1998 Parent Trap, Addams Family Values, Wet Hot American Summer, Troop Beverly Hills, Friday the 13th - but all of these films are post 1980. As time marches on and we leave the 20th century behind, these films are entering the realm of classic film but, for this year’s Camp, let’s check out some older films. Not all of these are strictly about summer camp but they do all feature camping...in one form or another.
Fast, witty dialogue, farce, mistaken identity, physical comedy, and class clashes are also often found in screwball comedies. Listed here are ten screwball films that we hope you’ll enjoy.
Classic Hollywood is a hotbed of romantic comedies and dramas. Many of the tropes and romantic elements that we today find tried or true were shining new in Hollywood’s adolescence. Provided here are a few of the best classic film romances and it is to be hoped they’ll make your heart happy whether they are shared with a friend, a lover, or just a piece of pie.
As the year draws to a close, we look to the new; new resolutions, new challenges, a fresh page in your planner. So why not celebrate with a new-to-you film this New Year’s Eve? Count in the new year with the IGGPPC and a find a new year film that fits your playbill below!
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald, is a bit like cotton candy: it's a lot of fun while you're in the middle of it it, but it doesn't satisfy and leaves you still feeling a little empty afterward. Keep reading for a spoiler free review!
Cinema has a fine tradition of redressing classic literature for the new generation in contemporary garb. Continuing this fine tradition, comes 2018’s #Roxy, a modern take on the 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac
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Well, X-Men fans, this is the movie you’ve been waiting to see. X-Men: Days of Future Past is one of the best, if not the [...]