100 New Code Films – #85. “I Married a Witch” from 1942; Frighteningly Non-Codish

Today is Saturday, so it's time for my first 100 New Code Films article of the week. I publish two articles in this series each week in all but four weeks this year. In these articles, I review American Breen Era (1934-1954) films which I have watched for the first time during the week. In … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #85. “I Married a Witch” from 1942; Frighteningly Non-Codish

Our Second Sunshine Blogger Award!

On October 7, a good friend of ours, MovieCritic of Movies Meet Their Match, nominated us for the Sunshine Blogger Award. This is our second time being nominated for this award, since Sally Silverscreen of 18 Cinema Lane nominated us for this same award back in April. It turns out that MovieCritic, who has been … Continue reading Our Second Sunshine Blogger Award!

100 New Code Films – #84. “Saratoga Trunk” from 1945

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100 New Code Films article. It seems like it has been a long time since I wrote the last article in this series. That's because I published #83, Malaya from 1949, on Monday so that it could be an entry in a blogathon. In all but four … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #84. “Saratoga Trunk” from 1945

100 New Code Films – #83. “Malaya” from 1949; Spencer Solo

Today is Monday, and I'm going to begin this week with a 100 New Code Films article. In all but four weeks of 2020, I will write two articles in this series. Each article is a review of an American Breen Era (1934-1954) film which I have seen for the first time recently. I call … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #83. “Malaya” from 1949; Spencer Solo

100 New Code Films – #82. “Mary of Scotland” from 1936; Queen Katharine

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100 New Code Films article, the second for this week. This is the end of probably the busiest week in the blogosphere all year! Four blogathons were hosted this weekend. Not only did I participate in all these blogathons, but I added to the mayhem by hosting … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #82. “Mary of Scotland” from 1936; Queen Katharine

Breening Thursday #55. “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” from 2002; Meeting Young Vader for The Everything Star Wars Blogathon

This article was written by Tiffany and Rebekah Brannan as part of the Breening Thursdays series. Today is not Thursday, so why are we publishing a Breening Thursday article? We had every intention of this article coming out on Thursday, but our 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon ended on Wednesday, so we didn't have time to finish … Continue reading Breening Thursday #55. “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” from 2002; Meeting Young Vader for The Everything Star Wars Blogathon

100 New Code Films – #81. “The Devil and Miss Jones” from 1941; Jean is an Angel

Today is Saturday, and I'm going to publish my first 100 New Code Films article of the week today. I was planning on publishing this article yesterday, but I decided to wait until after midnight so that this could be published on the official birthday of the actress I am honoring in it. As I … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #81. “The Devil and Miss Jones” from 1941; Jean is an Angel

A Tribute to Joseph I. Breen, “A Remarkable Man, Splendid Citizen, and Grand Boss”

Joseph I. Breen in 1934 How did Hollywood really feel about Joseph I. Breen? As the head of the Production Code Administration (PCA) from 1934 to 1954, Mr. Breen certainly told every filmmaker "no" to some project at least once, if not dozens of times. Since it was his job to make all films comply … Continue reading A Tribute to Joseph I. Breen, “A Remarkable Man, Splendid Citizen, and Grand Boss”

The Offenses of Oliver; Breening “Oliver Twist” from 1948 for The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon

Greetings, ladies and gentlemen! Today is the second day of The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon! This is our yearly celebration of Joseph I. Breen's birthday here at PEPS. During this blogathon, we invite other writers to try their hand at breening, the process of self-regulating un-Code films which we do in our regular Breening … Continue reading The Offenses of Oliver; Breening “Oliver Twist” from 1948 for The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon

“The Invisible Man” from 1933 for “The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon” by Rebekah Brannan

In 1933, Universal Studios presented a film adaptation of H. G. Wells science fiction novel The Invisible Man. The main character in the film proved to be just that, not making an appearance until the last few seconds of the film, after he has died. Before that, he is only a voice and a maniacal … Continue reading “The Invisible Man” from 1933 for “The 4th Annual Great Breening Blogathon” by Rebekah Brannan