Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100 New Code Films article. This series is intended to broaden my knowledge of American Breen Era (1934-1954) films by giving me an outlet for watching and reviewing Code films which I have never seen before. I have given myself the goal of watching every Breen Era … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #76. “Honolulu” from 1939
Today is Saturday, so it's time for the first 100 New Code Films article of the week. I started this series this year to expand my knowledge of Code films. Here at PEPS, we consider Code films to be American movies made between July 1934 and 1954. These films were self-regulated by Joseph I. Breen, … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #75. “Small Town Girl” from 1953
This article was written by Tiffany and Rebekah Brannan as part of the Breening Thursdays series. Today is Thursday, so it is time for another Breening Thursday article. Since we published an article in this series every week during August, #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020, we've been taking a break from this series during this month. However, since May, we have … Continue reading Breening Thursday #54: “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” from 1999
September is drawing near its close, so it is high time for us to announce our annual blogathon, The Great Breening Blogathon! Four years ago, this was the first blogathon we ever hosted! Since then, we have hosted it every year around October 14, Joseph I. Breen's birthday. Despite the fact that about four blogathons … Continue reading Announcing The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second article in our semi-weekly series, 100 New Code Film. Many people are completists regarding certain actors or directors they like, meaning they watch every film that person made. I am a striving to be the first official American Breen Era (1934-1954) completist. I am striving … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #74. “Spring Parade” from 1940; Hungarian Charm
This weekend, we are hosting The Joe Pasternak Blogathon! This three-day event is in honor of Golden Age Hollywood producer Joe Pasternak's 119th birthday, which would have been today. In honor of Joe's special day, I am posting a montage of photographs of him. These photographs document his thirty-year career, showing how many famous Hollywood … Continue reading Joe Pasternak: A Life in Pictures
Today is Friday, so it's time for this week's first article in our semi-weekly series, 100 New Code Film. One of my goals is to eventually see every American Breen Era (1934-1954) ever made. This is quite an undertaking, since around 8000 feature films were made during these twenty years. I like to share these … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #73. “Because You’re Mine” from 1952; “The Singing Soldier”
The Joe Pasternak Blogathon is here! This weekend, PEPS is hosting this blogathon in honor of producer Joe Pasternak's 119th birthday, which would have been September 19. The blogathon dates are September 18-20. See the original announcement here. Blogathons are hosted in honor of specific themes, famous actors, and notable directors, but I have never … Continue reading The Joe Pasternak Blogathon is Here!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second 100 New Code Film article. This is our only series which is published consistently. No matter what, we publish two of these articles each week. The only exception is four weeks this year, in which we must publish only one article to equal 100 reviews … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #72. “The Canterville Ghost” from 1944
Today is Friday, so it's time for this week's first 100 New Code Films article. The purpose of this series is to expand my knowledge of the American Breen Era (1934-1954) by watching as many films made during this time as possible. This isn't a difficult task, since my favorite movies are the Hollywood productions … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #71. “One Sunday Afternoon” from 1948