To get you in the mood for All Hallows’ Eve, we’ve collected some creepy classics for your viewing pleasure. A bit of horror, a smidgen of laughter, an unreliable narrator or two, and a big dollop of Alfred Hitchcock make for the perfect recipe of spooky movies.
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.
Somewhere over the rainbow...The IGGPPC is celebrating a conviviality of color and music this month! In our continuing series of classic film suggestions, we have a list of bright and beautiful musicals for you to explore! We take our inspiration from the 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz, which brings us from sepia-toned dolor to the vibrant and magical world of Hollywood musicals!
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.
On a dark and stormy night you may occasionally find that you prefer a laugh with your creeps and chills. Something to cut the tension? There are, of course, a slew of Halloween movies that fit the bill - Corpse Bride, Clue, Beetlejuice. But here’s a list of some older, “classic” films that you may enjoy.