Breening Thursday: 15. “Miranda” from 1948

Today is January 31, the last day in this month. It is also Thursday, so it is time for another breening article! This article will be not only the last Breening Thursday article of the month but the last article which we will publish in January. Be sure to come back tomorrow for the first … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 15. “Miranda” from 1948

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“Gone with the Wind” from 1939: “Self-Regulating a Classic” for The Greatest Film I’ve Never Seen Blogathon

A few months ago, on November 16-18, Debra Vega of Moon in Gemini hosted The Greatest Film I've Never Seen Blogathon. I joined eagerly a few months in advance. This blogathon fell at a particularly busy time for my website, so I decided to get an early start on the article. However, despite the head-start I … Continue reading “Gone with the Wind” from 1939: “Self-Regulating a Classic” for The Greatest Film I’ve Never Seen Blogathon

52 Code Films – Week #4: “Something in the Wind” from 1947

Today is the fourth Sunday of 2019, so it is time for the next article in PEPS's 52 Code Films series. This will be the last article in the series which we publish this month. As part of this new series, I committed to watching one film from the American Breen Era (1934-1954) which is … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #4: “Something in the Wind” from 1947

Breening Thursday: 14. “The Wackiest Ship in the Army” from 1960

Today is Thursday, so it is time for the next breening article! I hope that my readers have been enjoying my Breening Thursday articles every week. My last two topics have been Rating System Era films. I breened my first post-Code film on November 1, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from 1968, when I restarted the … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 14. “The Wackiest Ship in the Army” from 1960

52 Code Films – Week #3: “And So They Were Married” from 1936

Today is the last day of the third week in the new year. As such, it is time for the third article in our 2019 series, 52 Code Films. As I have in the first two weeks and I shall in the remaining forty-nine weeks of the year, I watched a new film from the … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #3: “And So They Were Married” from 1936

Breening Thursday: 13. “American Gothic” from 1987

Today is Thursday, so it is time for another article in our weekly Breening Thursday series. When we first started this series, we exclusively wrote about classic movies made outside of the Breen Era, namely, Pre-Code and Shurlock Era films. However, since we restarted the series in November and made it weekly, we have begun … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 13. “American Gothic” from 1987

52 Code Films – Week #2: “The Barkleys of Broadway” from 1949

  Today I am publishing my second article in our weekly series about new Code films, 52 Code Films. As I shall in every week this year, I watched a new Code film this week so that I could review it in an article. This week, I didn’t publish an article in the weekly series … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #2: “The Barkleys of Broadway” from 1949

52 Code Films – Week #1: “Since You Went Away” from 1944

Today I am publishing my first article in my 52 Code Films series. In 2019, I have designed a challenge which will expand my scope of Code films. Every week, I will watch a Breen Era (1934-1954) film which I have never seen before and write an article about it. Thus, by the end of … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #1: “Since You Went Away” from 1944

Classifying Code Films

When one doesn’t know much about the specific time periods of classic Hollywood, all old films are virtually the same. As one delves deeper, he is bound to learn about the Motion Picture Production Code; that divides the “classic era” into the Pre-Code Era (1930-1934), the Code Era (1934-1968), and the Rating System Era (1968-present). … Continue reading Classifying Code Films