Young Barbara Stanwyck is curious. Do you like movies which have a central unseen character? Perhaps one of the most famous film of this category is Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940), whose title character dies before the film begins. However, her presence haunts the whole plot. There are other unseen title characters, like Edward, My Son … Continue reading Announcing The Mystery Character Blogathon!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second 100+ New Code Films article. Every week this year, I plan to publish two reviews of American Breen Era (1934-1954) films I have watched for the first time during the week. Many people complain about Amazon's monopoly on supply and how it is hurting small … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #21. “Up Goes Maisie” from 1946; Maisie, the Irish Riveter
Ingrid Bergman and Bing Crosby in The Bells of St. Mary's, 1945's top earning film. Ladies and gentlemen, I promised you a new blogathon announcement this week, so now is the time to make good. Keeping with our planned schedule of hosting one blogathon each month, allow us to announce our April blogathon, The Faith … Continue reading Announcing The Faith in Films Blogathon!
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today is the first day in our Luck o' the Irish Blogathon, which will last through the end of the week. I plan to post a review of an Irish-themed movie later in the week. However, in the meantime, I want to let you know about a few non-PEPS activities which … Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day: “Little Nellie Kelly” and a Radio Show
Happy St. Patrick's Day! The top o' the mornin' to you, lads and lassies! St. Patrick's Day has finally arrived! It has brought not only leprechauns, shamrocks, and pots of gold but our blogathon dedicated to all things Irish in Hollywood, The Luck o' the Irish Blogathon! June Haver Today through the end of this … Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Luck o’ the Irish Blogathon is Here!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second 100+ New Code Films article. I feel like an explorer as I work on this series. Every week, I look for films to watch for the first time. Like an archeologist's, my discoveries aren't new. However, they are fresh discoveries for me, and they may … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #19. “Ah, Wilderness!” from 1935
Today is Saturday, so it's time for this week's first 100+ New Code Films article. This is the first week of March, so today's article is our first article in this series of the month! I watch and review at least two new Code films each week for this series. In case this is your … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #18. “Love Crazy” from 1941