Reading ➸ The Best Old Movies for Families Author Ty Burr –

The Best Old Movies for Families Reading The Best Old Movies For Families Ty Burr Contra If A Child Can Watch Barney, Can T That Same Child Also Enjoy Watching Charlie Chaplin Or The Marx Brothers And As They Get Older, Wouldn T They Grow To Like Screwball Comedies His Girl Friday , Women S Weepies Imitation Of Life , And Westerns The Searchers The Answer Is That They Ll Follow Because They Ll Have Learned That Old Does Not Necessarily Mean Next Channel, Please Here Is An Impassioned And Eminently Readable Guide That Introduces The Delights Of The Golden Age Of Movies Ty Burr Has Come Up With A Winning Prescription For Children Brought Up On Hollywood Junk Food FOR THE LITTLE ONES Ages 3 6 Fast Paced Movies That Are Simple Without Being Unsophisticated, Plainspoken Without Being Dumbed Down Singin In The Rain And Bringing Up Baby Are Perfect.FOR THE ONES IN BETWEEN Ages 7 12 Killer Stories, Placing Easily Grasped Characters In Situations That Start Simply And Then Throw Curveballs The African Queen And Some Like It Hot Do The Job Well.FOR THE OLDER ONES Ages 13 Burr Recommends Relating Old Movies To Teens Contemporary Favorites Without Hitchcock, There Could Be No The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Without Brando, No Johnny Depp.

About the Author: Ty Burr

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10 thoughts on “The Best Old Movies for Families

  1. says:

    I adored this That may just be the film studies major in me, but Burr has a knack for making some films I was never interested in watching sound appealing I rather like how he sets up each film title, director, stars, plot summary, and why he s suggesting it He makes his case for them and why it worked or didn t for

  2. says:

    Ty Burr definitely has the knack of making movies sound appealing we read this book out loud, and when we were finished, we had added 100 movies to our Netflix queue So, you know, fair warning unless you ve already seen all the old movies there are to see and he does not focus on just the classics and the well known ones, so

  3. says:

    More of a reference guide but I read it front to back to familiarize myself with some films I didn t know about and to learnabout ones I ve seen This book should be onhousehold s bookshelves because people should be watchingclassic film TCM is a fantastic resourcepeople s...

  4. says:

    An amusing read that held my attention though I did skim some parts and lengthened my to watch list considerably.

  5. says:

    Inspired Singing in the Rain and Bringing up Baby.Would love to use this as a workbook.

  6. says:

    I enjoyed this book and found it useful I think my favorite part about it was the story of his five year old daughter s movie viewing birthday party They watched Bringing Up Baby and I laughed because my o...

  7. says:

    I was happy to find a copy of The Best Old Movies for Families in my local library As a Christian and a mother I disagree, however, with many of Burr s family choices He writes that Some Like It Hot is one of the funniest movies ever made and it may be , but I found the effeminate, lustful males and sensuous, brainless females to be highly inappropriate entertainment in

  8. says:

    This was the book I didn t know I was looking for but still hoped to find The author is a movie critic for a paper in Boston and has also written for Entertainment Weeekly and other newspapers and such Once he had children he said he realized that the entertainment fare children are marketed was not what he wanted for his children This book is for parents who want to expose thei

  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Sure, his writing style is good And sure, he does make some truly witty observations But other than that, I really wasn t all that impressed with this book Why There are reasons 1 There simply aren t enough reviews for the book to be satisfying 2 The reviews themselves are mostly fluff, focusingon the history

  10. says:

    Wow, what a wonderfully fun book Lots of great movies to expose the girls too, who already have a pretty good appreciation for BW movies They loved The Kid , enjoy the 3 Stooges and really had fun with Abbott Costello Meet Frankenstein even if Burr disparages that classic Definitely going to show them Bringing Up Baby and Meet Me In St Louis next Wishof these were available on demand as opposed t

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