A couple of weeks ago, we talked about the heat. Cause we're all dying here. But this week, the Bumbles are taking a kinder, gentler approach to things. We're just going to think about summer...sun, sand, camps, and romance. Molly, being a Bumble with very good taste, chose two of the best summer movies, Jaws and Stand By Me. But I thought of a few more good ones...
1. Friday the 13th - totally swear, first thing that came to my mind. I attended 4H camp every summer of my youth, complete with a lake and cabins and woods. Once this puppy came out in the theaters, my camp experiences were never quite the same! Every time a friend of mine would whisper to me "ch-ch-ch-ch-ch hah-hah-hah-hah-hah" I'd freak out and run like my hair was on fire.
2. Dirty Dancing - every girl watched this and wondered where the Johnny Castle's were when SHE was in summer family camp. To me this was the perfect summer-romance-coming-of-age movie. If a clumsy ugly duckling could dance like that and nab the hunky dance instructor, then any of us could.
3. The Parent Trap - while the rest of these other movies on my list have come up at some previous time, I'm pretty sure I've never talked about The Parent Trap. This is a deep dark secret from my childhood...I loved this movie. Not the pre-pubescent Lindsay Lohan version (although that one really isn't bad) but the 1961 Hayley Mills version. I think I watched it a dozen or two times over the years on the Sunday night Wonderful World of Disney on TV. Another fun summer camp film.
4. Say Anything - Lloyd is love. Deep down inside, I was very judgemental and never really thought Diane Court was worthy. She was a little too soft and wimpy in my book. But what a way to spend one's summer, huh?
OK, I'm ready for your ideas. (James, I know you've got some great classics in your brain - let me have them.)