Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sharing favourite movies with the children

I saw my sister in law and her teenage and young adult children recently. They were talking about the movies she’s made them watch: Carrie, Halloween, Scream. My sister in law goes for familiarity with horror films as part of a well rounded education.

There are lots of movies I’m keen to share with my kids. I’m waiting for them to be a bit older. I’m hoping they’ll enjoy these movies as much as I do.

Harold and Maude. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, West Side Story, To Kill a Mockingbird, The World According to Garp.

They’ve already watched Singin’ in the Rain, National Velvet, A Place in the Sun, with various levels of enthusiasm.

I used to love theses movies, but I’m not sure that I want to watch Barbarella, Lolita or Drugstore Cowboy with my kids.

What movies do you love, that you’re keen to share with your kids, hoping that they’ll love them too? Have you shared any favourites with the children that they've loved? Or are they ho-hum?

1 comment:

Jill in a Box said...

The movie of Harriet the Spy - Rosie O'Donnell plays Golly ("There are as many ways to live as there are people in this world, and every one of them deserves a closer look" - love it!) My daughters loved it.