100 New Code Films – #50: “The Sky’s the Limit” from 1943

Today is Sunday, so it's time for the second 100 New Code Films article of the week. This is the 50th article, so we're halfway through this series! Since this is the end of the twenty-sixth week in 2020, we are also halfway through the year, so we're right on schedule. The purpose of this … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #50: “The Sky’s the Limit” from 1943

100 New Code Films – #49. “The Red Danube” from 1949

Today is Saturday, so it's time for this week's first 100 New Code Films article. During 2020, I have determined to watch and review 100 American Breen Era (1934-1954) films which I have never seen before as part of this series. The purpose of this project is to enlarge my knowledge of Code films, see … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #49. “The Red Danube” from 1949

Breening Thursday #49. “The Man Who Invented Christmas” from 2017

Today is the last Thursday in June, so I am taking the opportunity to publish a Breening Thursday article. This is the last article in the series which I will publish until August. I am suspending this series during July because of #CleanMovieMonth2020. Instead, I will publish Code Concepts articles on Thursdays. This series will … Continue reading Breening Thursday #49. “The Man Who Invented Christmas” from 2017

100 New Code Films – #48: “The Big Hangover” from 1950

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100 New Code Films article. I usually publish my second article of the week on Sunday, the conclusion of the week. I called this series 100 New Code films because, through it, I plan to review 100 Code films which are new to me during 2020. What … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #48: “The Big Hangover” from 1950

100 New Code Films – #47. “Mrs. Parkington” from 1944

Today is Saturday, so it's time for the first 100 New Code Films article of the week. Twice every week, I publish articles in this series, in all but four weeks this year. This schedule will result in my watching 100 American Breen Era (1934-1954) movies which I have never seen before during 2020. The … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #47. “Mrs. Parkington” from 1944

Breening Thursday #48: “The Red Shoes” from 1948 by Rebekah Brannan

This article was written by Rebekah Brannan as part of the¬†Breening Thursdays¬†series. Welcome back to Breening Thursdays at PEPS! Today, I will be breening The Red Shoes from 1948. As a ballet dancer myself, what better film for me to breen than one of the most famous ballet movies of all time? Before the days … Continue reading Breening Thursday #48: “The Red Shoes” from 1948 by Rebekah Brannan

100 New Code Films – #46. “The Hound of the Baskervilles” from 1939; “Presenting Mr. Holmes” for The Suave Swordsman: Basil Rathbone Blogathon

Today is Sunday, so it's time for the second 100 New Code Films article of the week. In this series, I publish two articles per week, in all but four weeks of the year, that is. This gives me a great outlet for discovering and reviewing American Breen Era (1934-1954) movies which I have never … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #46. “The Hound of the Baskervilles” from 1939; “Presenting Mr. Holmes” for The Suave Swordsman: Basil Rathbone Blogathon

Code Concepts #7. Disaster Films, Responsibility, and Irrational Fear for The Disaster Blog-a-Thon

Of all our series here at PEPS, Code Concepts is the least prolific. I started this series last July, and this is only the seventh article I have published in it so far. I occasionally publish these articles on Thurdays, in place of Breening Thursday articles. The purpose of this series is to address and … Continue reading Code Concepts #7. Disaster Films, Responsibility, and Irrational Fear for The Disaster Blog-a-Thon

100 New Code Films – #45. “Titanic” from 1953; “Heroism During Disasters” for The Disaster Blog-a-Thon

Today is Wednesday, and I am going to publish my first 100 New Code Films article of the week. I am publishing this article earlier in the week so that it can be an entry in a blogathon. This purpose of this semi-weekly series is to give me a schedule for discovering new Code films. … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #45. “Titanic” from 1953; “Heroism During Disasters” for The Disaster Blog-a-Thon

Announcing #CleanMovieMonth2020!

Many months are claimed for honoring different causes, groups, or ideas. In 2018, PEPS declared July to be #CleanMovieMonth because the Motion Picture Production Code began to be enforced in July 1934 with the formation of the Production Code Administration (PCA) on July 15. Also, Martin Quigley first described the concept for the Code five … Continue reading Announcing #CleanMovieMonth2020!