The below article was written by Wes Sterling, one of our devoted readers, as his entry in #CleanMovieMonth2021. Since he has no website, we are proudly publishing it here. Proverbs 17:22 says, “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” Wise words from King Solomon, and I think we can … Continue reading #CleanMovieMonth2021 Guest Article: Review of “The Long, Long Trailer” (1954) by Wes Sterling
Ladies and gentlemen, I've done it again! Year after year, I promise myself that this year, I will announce #CleanMovieMonth and our July blogathon well in advance. It seems that every year, I fail to do so. Now, the blogathon is a week away, and I'm just announcing it! Oh, well. I hope that I … Continue reading Announcing The 2nd Code Classics Blogathon!
July has arrived, so it is now time for #CleanMovieMonth. I wanted to announce this in mid-June, but I just didn't get around to it because of problems designing the poster. Anyway, it is now July 1st, so I had better announce it! In case you aren't familiar with this custom here at PEPS, #CleanMovieMonth … Continue reading #CleanMovieMonth2021 is Here!
The below article was written by Wes Sterling, one of our devoted readers, as his entry in A Midsummer Dream Blogathon. Since he has no website, we are proudly publishing it here. I have been enjoying Code films from the Breen era (1934-1954) for several years now, but only until recently have I begun exploring … Continue reading Review of “Fear in the Night” (1947) by Wes Sterling
A Midsummer Dream Blogathon is here! This weekend contains three noteworthy events, Emancipation Day on June 19, Father's Day on June 20, and the Summer Solstice, also on June 20. We're adding to this already crowded weekend by hosting this month's blogathon on June 18-20! This isn't entirely coincidental. We intended this blogathon as a … Continue reading A Midsummer Dream Blogathon is Here!
Although today is Monday, I'm going to publish this week's first 100+ New Code Films article today. I usually wait until the weekend to write these articles, but I decided to post early this week in honor of Memorial Day. As usual, I will be watching and reviewing two new American Breen Era (1934-1954) films … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #44. “Wings of the Navy” from 1939; Memorial Day, 2021
This article was written by Bentley Fierro, a motivational speaker on the Alpha Male lifestyle with 19k followers on Instagram! His explanation of why the Code’s traditional principles match his own views on gender roles is the May 2021 entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me. Since he doesn’t have a blog, … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – May 2021: “Old Movies and the Alpha Male Lifestyle” by Bentley Fierro
"If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended, That you have but slumber’d here, While these visions did appear, And this weak and idle theme, No more yielding, but a dream.”A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare Every month this year, the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society is hosting a special blogathon! We … Continue reading Announcing A Midsummer Dream Blogathon!
Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second 100+ New Code Films article. This series is a great way for me to participate in many different blogathons! If the blogathon's topic is a genre or category of film, I can find a new Code film with that theme. If it's honoring a particular … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #43. “My Favorite Spy” from 1951; Double Bob, Double Laughs!
Today is Saturday, so it's time for this week's first 100+ New Code Films article. This is the last weekend in May. Thus, this will be my second to the last article for the month. You probably know my pattern by now. Each week, I watch and review two new American Breen Era (1934-1954) films. … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #42. “Edward, My Son” from 1949; The Unseen Title Character