52 Code Films – Week #17: “Wedding Present” from 1936

It is now Sunday, so it is time for my review of the new Code film I watched this week. Today's article will be the last article in this series, 52 Code Films, which we will publish in April. Like every week this year, I chose a movie from the American Breen Era (1934-1954) which … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #17: “Wedding Present” from 1936

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What the Code Means to Me – April: “1939’s Lady of the Tropics and Mr. Breen’s Influence” by Jenni from Rollamo

This article was written by Jenni from Rollamo of Portraits by Jenni. Her analysis of the influence which Joseph Breen and the Production Code Administration undoubtedly had on a 1939 film, Lady of the Tropics, is the April entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me. It was originally published on her website … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – April: “1939’s Lady of the Tropics and Mr. Breen’s Influence” by Jenni from Rollamo

Breening Thursday: 24. “The Moon-Spinners” from 1964

Almost every Thursday, we publish an article in a series which we have been featuring on and off for over a year, Breening Thursdays. In this series, either I or another member of my family writes about a movie which was not made during the American Breen Era (1934-1954). These movies, which are silent, pre-Code, … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 24. “The Moon-Spinners” from 1964

52 Code Films – Week #16: “Double Dynamite” from 1951

Today is Sunday, so it is time for my next article in our weekly series 52 Code Films. On this Easter Sunday, I am publishing my article about the new Code film I saw this week. Every week this year, I have committed to watching at least one new Code film. I created this series … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #16: “Double Dynamite” from 1951

Film Fashion Fridays: 1. Foundations

Today is Friday. It has been many weeks since I announced the series, but I am finally publishing the first article in our new series today, Film Fashion Fridays. This series is dedicated to bringing the beauty and glamour of the fashion from the Golden Era of Hollywood to our modern lives. Every week I … Continue reading Film Fashion Fridays: 1. Foundations

Breening Thursday: 23. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” from 1996 by Rebekah Brannan

This article was written by Rebekah Brannan as part of the Breening Thursdays series. For my next Breening Thursday article, I, Rebekah Brannan, had planned to write about the final Disney Renaissance Princess film, 1998's Mulan. However, I have instead chosen to breen the 1996 non-princess Disney cartoon The Hunchback of Notre Dame in honor of the … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 23. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” from 1996 by Rebekah Brannan

52 Code Films – Week #15: “Winged Victory” from 1944

Today is Sunday, so it is time for another article in our weekly series 52 Code Films. In this series, I discover American movies from the Breen Code Era (1934-1954) which I haven't seen yet. Have you ever looked over a list of classic films and been shocked by how many of them you haven't … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #15: “Winged Victory” from 1944

52 Code Films – Week #14: “A Song to Remember” from 1945

Today is April 7, the first Sunday in April. As such, it is time for another article in our weekly series 52 Code Films. This series is all about discovering new movies from the Breen Era of Hollywood (1934-1954). Every week this year, I will watch a film from the Code Era which I have … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #14: “A Song to Remember” from 1945

Breening Thursday: 22. “Baby Face” from 1933

It is Thursday, so it is time for another breening article! My father, James Brannan, contributed last week's Breening Thursday article by self-regulating an early Shurlock Era film, Artists and Models from 1955. By doing this, he showed how quickly film content changed after Geoffrey Shurlock's succession as head of the PCA in October of 1954. Films … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 22. “Baby Face” from 1933