Last night I had the chance to watch To Kill a Mockingbird. Now I’ve seen this movie (and read the book) back in grade 11; but I will admit that the only parts I’ve seen were the ones I was awake for. Continuing on…
Even though the movie was in pure black and white, the sets were very primitive and there were no fancy gimmicks with graphics…I absolutely adored it. It was acting at its finest; not to mention, this was probably one of the off times where the movie lives up to the book.
I have seen my fair share of classic movies here and there, but something about re-watching To Kill a Mockingbird sparked something in me. It could be that there were no elaborate sets to take away from the raw acting; the story lines were simple but dramatic at the same time. Most of all, there was an element of romance within each movie, even if it is not from the romance genre.
So to note, I am going to add “watch classic movies” to my summer ‘To Do’ list. I’ve already watched the 1960’s Ocean’s Eleven and I’m thinking of watching: Birds, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Gone with the Wind within the next week.
Suggestions for other ‘classics’ are definitely welcomed!