This year, I watched and reviewed 100 American Breen Era (1934-1954) movies that I had never seen before as part of my series 100 New Code Films. I watched and reviewed some extra new Code films in July as part of #CleanMovieMonth2020. However, as I have now come to the end of the year, I … Continue reading Bonus New Code films for 2020
Today is Tuesday, December 29, so we are now in the final week of 2020 and 100 New Code Films! We've been keeping track of this year's week with this series, posting two of these articles in most weeks this year to equal 100 films! All these movies are American Breen Era (1934-1954) films which … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #100. “The Major and the Minor” from 1942; Ginger and the Finale!
This is my first entry in The Third Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon, which is being hosted by Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood in honor of Crystal Kalyana of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood, who is still in a coma. We classic film bloggers are all very concerned about … Continue reading Bonus Review: “Second Chorus” from 1940; Fred the Trumpet Tapper
Today is Tuesday, but I am again going to publish a 100 New Code Films article earlier than usual. The plan with this series was for me to match and review two American Breen Era (1934-1954) films for the first time during all but four weeks this year. In the extra four weeks, I was … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #99. “Watch the Birdie” from 1950
Today is Monday, and I'm going to publish this week's first 100 New Code Films article now instead of later in the week. During all but four weeks of 2020, I watch and review two American Breen Era (1934-1954) movies for the first time. I call these new Code films because they are movies which … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #98. “So This is Love” from 1953; Marie Windsor
Merry Christmas, everyone! For PEPS’s The 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon, I have chosen to breen the Disney Christmas film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018). While I have seen many unusual adaptations of The Nutcracker, this one certainly takes the cake. The trailer promised “a darker side” to “the legend you know,” but this … Continue reading Breening “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” (2018) for “The 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon” by Rebekah Brannan
Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100 New Code Films article. A new Code film is a movie from the American Breen Era (1934-1954) which I have never seen before. Thus, it is new to me even though it was made decades ago. I watch two such movies in all but four weeks … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #97. “Come to the Stable” from 1949; The Manger in Bethlehem, USA
This article was written by Wesley Sterling, an interested reader of PEPS. He agreed to write an entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me, months ago. He recently decided to make his post an entry in our 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon. Since he doesn’t have a blog, we are publishing the article … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – Special Holiday Post 2020: “A Review of ‘The Bells of St. Mary’s’ (1945)” by Wesley Sterling – The 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon
Today is Friday, and I'm going to publish a Film Fashion Fridays article today. This series has been very infrequent recently, due to how long it takes to write each article and the fact that my Amazon Associates account still isn't working properly. However, I agreed to write one of these articles today, so I'm … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 31. Frank Sinatra’s Signature Hat
Friends, The 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon is here! Loretta Young This weekend, PEPS is celebrating the holiday season through movies! We are encouraging other bloggers to participate with their own reviews of their favorite holiday movies, classic or not. Although most participants are writing about Christmas movies, we are also welcoming posts about films which … Continue reading The 2nd Happy Holidays Blogathon is Here!