Seeing that the release of the 2018 version of Halloween took place on this date, while Halloween Ends is still in theaters, is a fond reminder that campy horror movies will, (thankfully), never go away, particularly in sequel form.
Whatever you might think of Wikipedia, it’s hard to disagree with that conclusion.
Not exactly Mrs. Potts.
“at Johnsonville Elementary School in Blaine, Minnesota (one school where the books were challenged), the principal defended the series by stating that while his eleven-year-old son reads them furiously, his ten-year-old daughter chooses not to touch them. She knows that for her, they would not be a positive experience. Kids can choose.”
Gelotology is the study of humor and laughter. Clearly, other people are appreciating the effects of levity, which is why this title remains a best-seller.
Still such an iconic scene.
H.G. Wells, Bill Murray, Ethan Coen…..if we consider that film is just another from of literacy, then one can proudly recognize all three. Perhaps Groundhog Day is not up there with fine literature, but this scene is pretty unforgettable.
“Way back in 2016, we asked our community to share what they would consider essential reads for high school students. The final list of 20 recommended books was dominated by what many would consider the classics: John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
For decades, these works have been required reading in classrooms across the country, but more recently educators like Lorena Germán and advocates for the #DisruptTexts movement—not to mention the millions of students who’ve come and gone during the era—have challenged the notion of a traditional canon, advocating for a more “inclusive, representative, and equitable language arts curriculum.”