. In slang, “old school” or “old skool” can refer to anything that is from an earlier era or anything that may be considered “old-fashioned”
Old Skool Songs And Movies are matters for the heart. No matter what you’re going through, there is a song or movie that can express how you feel The highs, the lows, and even history shall be recurring themes in old school songs and movies. There is nothing better than a good love song or feel-good movie. Today’s popular entertainment may cover many aspects of relationships, but rarely is the concept of love and human triumphs and tragedies expressed as eloquently as the old school songs and movies of yesteryear.
“”Always and forever/Each moment with you / Is just like a dream to me/That somehow came true” – What girl doesn’t want to hear that? You can recite these lyrics, and you’re guaranteed to be heard. Even if the tune isn’t dedicated to you, these love songs send your mind day dreaming and help you to imagine what it would be like to experience that kind of love. If however, you’re experiencing heartache, these same songs will heal your wounds and in the words of Bloodstone you can – “Take to the sky on a natural high In addition to the old school classics that penetrated the heart, some of the greatest love songs ever made were hip hop and 90’s love songs. The artists of these tunes were most often inspired by the old school slow jams played in their homes when the were growing up. LL Cool J surprised his fans when he introduced his hit song titled “I Need Love“. This song is now an old school hip hop classic and its success exposed rap music to a previously ignored demographic and influenced the redirection of LL Cool J’s career.…”…Quote from the net
Some oldies but goodies to watch?…Some have suggested some of the following
“1.Anything Hitchcock,like North by Northwest or Rear Window,
2. French movies…Breathless, Masculin Feminin (Godard)
3.Woody Allen: Broadway Danny Rose, Zelig
4.40s movies…The trilogy of Hepburn-Grant films: Philadelphia Story, Holiday, and Bringing Up Baby) Also from that time – Gone With the Wind, Wizard of Oz
5.50s-early 60s movies…Rebel Without a Cause, On The Waterfront,Charade etc…..
6.70s films (Rocky, the Godfather Trilogy, Star Wars 4-6 (the good episodes) ET, Scarface, Jaws)
7.’90s movies: Reality Bites, Singles
8.Misc.: All About Eve, Vertigo, Bye Bye Birdie,Raging Bull,Taxi Driver,Arsenic and Old Lace, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Grapes of Wrath, Notorious, Planet of the Apes, anything by Stanley Kubrick and old musicals Sound of Music, Gigi, Singing in the Rain, My Fair Lady,A Streetcar Named Desire:Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Elizabeth Taylor and another hunk, Paul Newman)On the Waterfront (hunky Marlon again)Rebecca (Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier) Wuthering Heights (the 1939 version with Laurence Olivier, David Niven and Merle Oberon).The Bishop’s Wife (David Niven again) My Man Godfrey (William Powell) Some Like it Hot (voted best comedy film ever made by the AFA, with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) She Done Him Wrong (Pre-Hayes Code film with Mae West and Cary Grant)”…Quoted severally on the net