Wednesday, February 27, 2013
"Beneath the Surface" Scary Movie Marathon
Are your teens fans of scary movies? Mine are. And what could be more "beneath the surface" than the things that scare us in horror movies?
One of the programs you could do to incorporate this with the "Beneath the Surface" theme for summer is running a horror movie marathon. But rather than show off the latest and greatest, why not show some of the classic and/or campy horror movies out there? These are the kinds of things that aren't lame to teens. You could do a marathon in a day, showing 2 or 3 films at once, or you could make it a program that happens once a week on the same day and at the same time.
A challenge with scary movies is, of course, ratings. Which is why going back to the classic and campy horror is perfect. Many of the good ones are rated PG or PG-13. Here's a short list to get your mind cranking:
And two of my teens' favorites which are also in the appropriate rating category: