Breening Thursday: 11. “Miracle on 34th Street” from 1994

Happy Holidays! I hope that all my readers enjoyed Christmas on Tuesday or whenever they celebrated it. I hope that my Canadian and British readers also enjoyed Boxing Day yesterday. Although we live in Southern California, my family and I had the delightful gift of a white Christmas. It snowed from 7 AM until noon, … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 11. “Miracle on 34th Street” from 1994

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Support PEPS to Create Change

This is the last article I will publish until after Christmas. Because of the busy rush of the holidays, I am going to take this week as a brief rest. Thus, I will be skipping Breening Thursday again this week. Be sure to check back on December 27, however, for the final Breening Thursday of … Continue reading Support PEPS to Create Change

What the Code Means to Me

“What the Code Means to Me” is a series which we are launching in 2019. Every month, we are going to feature one article in this series. These articles will be written by other bloggers who are interested in classic films. These articles will be published on the authors’ websites and will including a link … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me

“Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961: “Frank Capra’s Post-Code Surprise” for “The Unexpected Blogathon”

Have you ever been surprised by the work of a director whose style you thought you knew well? Last weekend, Rebecca Deniston of Taking Up Room hosted a blogathon dedicated to the exploration of filmographic surprises. Maybe there is a movie which you avoided for years but loved when you actually saw it! Maybe you … Continue reading “Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961: “Frank Capra’s Post-Code Surprise” for “The Unexpected Blogathon”

Breening Thursday: 10. Three Pre-Code Betty Boop Cartoons

Today is Thursday, and it’s time for another Breening Thursday article! Last week, Rebekah wrote the ninth article in the series, providing us with our first breening of a cartoon. This week, I will be writing the tenth article. In contrast with last week’s topic, Beauty and the Beast, a full-length animated Disney film from … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 10. Three Pre-Code Betty Boop Cartoons