Maybe you don't have a VCR or either movie on VHS, but here are my favourite scenes from each, for your consideration.
"Moses Supposes." This was accompanied by this actual conversation:
Jamie: What are those shoes called?
Me: Saddle shoes.*
Jamie: Oh, right. I want to go as them for Halloween.
Me: As...saddle shoes?
Jamie: What? No.
Me: Oh. Um. Oh, you mean dressed like them?
Jamie: (laughs) Yes.
*I was wrong, James, they're spectator shoes. Also, here's this handy girl's guide to dressing as Don Lockwood!
After we got our dose of musical, we put in Dead Poets Society, which I fervently adored about 10 years ago, but hadn't seen since.
Skip to 2:38 for the best part. O Captain, My Captain.
I find it odd and a little enchanting that the more advanced our technology gets, the more thrilling the older stuff is. Who knew getting a VCR could be such a treat! Of course, I started reminiscing about my family's old BetaMax, and no one knew what that was (plus I got the distinct impression they thought I was making it up). And I just felt old. Or crazy.