The Versatile Blogger Award!

On November 8, Sally Silverscreen of 18 Cinema Lane nominated us for the Versatile Blogger Award. Thank you, Sally! We are honored to be nominated for our second blogging award. First, let's review the rules of this award. Thank the person who nominated you Include a link to that person's blog in your post Share … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award!

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Breening Thursday: 9. “Beauty and the Beast” from 1991 by Rebekah Brannan

This article was written by Rebekah Brannan. In the 1980’s and 90’s Walt Disney Studios began producing a large amount of animated fairytale films, predominately in the genre now known as Disney Princess movies. The Classification and Rating System seemed to attach a certain stigma to these films and rated every one of them G, … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 9. “Beauty and the Beast” from 1991 by Rebekah Brannan

Thankful for the Code

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States of America, my home. In recognition of this holiday, PEPS will not publish a Breening Thursday article this week. We are just going to spend the time enjoying our family and our traditions. We'll be back next week with another Breening Thursday article on November 29. We've got … Continue reading Thankful for the Code

“Meg Ryan Films That Were Remakes of Classic Films” for “The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon”

Today is Meg Ryan's 57th birthday. In honor of this event, Paul Smith of Pfeiffer Pfilms and Meg Movies is hosting The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon. Mr. Smith is an entertaining writer, a devoted supporter of my column, and a very nice gentleman, so I wanted to support his blogathon. However, I knew that would … Continue reading “Meg Ryan Films That Were Remakes of Classic Films” for “The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon”

“Has Anybody Seen My Gal” for “The Rock Hudson Blogathon”

This weekend, on November 17-19, Crystal Kalyana of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood are hosting a blogathon in honor of Rock Hudson, whose 93rd birthday would have been today. Happy Birthday, Mr. Hudson! In honor of this event, I am joining The Rock Hudson … Continue reading “Has Anybody Seen My Gal” for “The Rock Hudson Blogathon”

Breening Thursday: 8. “The Five Pennies” from 1959

Today is Thursday, so it is time for another Breening Thursday article! I, Tiffany Brannan, will be writing today's article. This week, I'm going to breen a film from the Shurlock Era (1955-1968). Today's film choice is not a very inappropriate film. In fact, it is one of the cleaner movies made in 1959, a … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 8. “The Five Pennies” from 1959

“Mr. Skeffington” from 1944 for “The Claude Rains Blogathon”

Yesterday would have been Claude Rains’s 129th birthday. In honor of this anniversary, Rebekah wanted to host a special blogathon honoring this British actor, who is one of our favorite stars. This weekend, we are celebrating the vast film career of Claude Rains on the 9th through the 11th. As part of this celebration, I … Continue reading “Mr. Skeffington” from 1944 for “The Claude Rains Blogathon”

“Phantom of the Opera” (1943): “How This Movie Changed the Phantom Forever!” by Rebekah Brannan

This article is my contribution to our Claude Rains Blogathon. Happy Birthday, Claude Rains! Phantom of the Opera from 1943 is a film which, in many ways, can be appreciated more for what it could have been than what it is. This film has many wonderful points, due mostly to the phantastic performance by Claude … Continue reading “Phantom of the Opera” (1943): “How This Movie Changed the Phantom Forever!” by Rebekah Brannan

Onstage, everybody! The curtain has risen on the “Claude Rains Blogathon!”

Ladies and gentleman, I am happy to announce that the Claude Rains Blogathon has now begun. From now through the 11th, we will be celebrating the 129th birthday of one of the greatest actors of all time! Our blogathon aptly coincides with Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, thus honoring Claude Rains as a … Continue reading Onstage, everybody! The curtain has risen on the “Claude Rains Blogathon!”

Breening Thursday: 7. “Come September” from 1961; “Why Breen a Film?” by James Brannan

This article was written by James Brannan, the president of PEPS, as part of the weekly series, Breening Thursdays. Why breen a film? Why not leave a film made outside the Breen Era alone? When I see a film either from the Pre-Code era or the Post-Code Era, two questions come to mind regarding the acceptability … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 7. “Come September” from 1961; “Why Breen a Film?” by James Brannan