100+ New Code Films – #13. “Quality Street” from 1937; The Real Regency

Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 100+ New Code Films article. My frequent readers will remember last year's semi-weekly series, 100 New Code Films. As the title of my 2021 series implies, this year I'm "upping the ante" by not limiting myself to watching and reviewing two American Breen Era (1934-1954) films for … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #13. “Quality Street” from 1937; The Real Regency

Elwood P. Dowd and Nurse Kelly from “Harvey” (1950); Love Finds An Eccentric, a Nurse, A Psychiatrist, and a Pooka

Is finally winning the heart of a person you have admired from afar for years always the ideal happy ending? Harvey (1950) makes us wonder in a barely-developed subplot. Before I explore this theme of hinted romance, let's discuss the purpose for this character study here at PEPS, where we usually publish simpler film reviews. … Continue reading Elwood P. Dowd and Nurse Kelly from “Harvey” (1950); Love Finds An Eccentric, a Nurse, A Psychiatrist, and a Pooka

The Unhappy Valentines Blogathon is Here!

Happy Valentine's Day? Clara Bow looks pensive about St. Valentine's Day Ladies and gentlemen, our February blogathon has now arrived, The Unhappy Valentines Blogathon! This weekend, we are celebrating the ill-fated, star-crossed, lovelorn, unrequited, isolated, jilted, separated, unfulfilled, rejected, and generally unsatisfied individual sweethearts and couples in movies. With all that unhappy romance, it hardly … Continue reading The Unhappy Valentines Blogathon is Here!