100+ New Code Films – #45. “Stage Fright” from 1950; Setting the Scene for Murder

Today is Sunday, so it's time for this week's second 100+ New Code Films article. I love the opportunity this series gives me to share my new film discoveries with you my readers. After all, I watch at least two new American Breen Era (1934-1954) films each week because of this series so that I … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #45. “Stage Fright” from 1950; Setting the Scene for Murder

100+ New Code Films – #44. “Wings of the Navy” from 1939; Memorial Day, 2021

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

What the Code Means to Me – May 2021: “Old Movies and the Alpha Male Lifestyle” by Bentley Fierro

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

Announcing A Midsummer Dream Blogathon!

"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!

100+ New Code Films – #43. “My Favorite Spy” from 1951; Double Bob, Double Laughs!

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!

100+ New Code Films – #42. “Edward, My Son” from 1949; The Unseen Title Character

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

The Mystery Character Blogathon is Here!

Ladies and gentlemen, it's here! What is here, you ask? I can't tell you; it's a mystery! I won't keep you in suspense; the big secret is that The Mystery Character Blogathon has arrived here at PEPS! We decided to host May's blogathon during Memorial Day weekend, since the long weekend affords some people more … Continue reading The Mystery Character Blogathon is Here!

What the Code Means to Me – April 2021: “Christianity and the Code” by P. M. Turner

This article was written by P. M. Turner of Old Hat Cinema. Her thoughtful explanation of why she supports the Code's principles and artistic results because she is a Christian is the April 2021 entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me. It was originally published on her website here. Pearl, thank you for contributing … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – April 2021: “Christianity and the Code” by P. M. Turner

100+ New Code Films – #25. “The Keys of the Kingdom” from 1944; An Honest Look at Religion

Today is Saturday, so it's time for this week's second 100+ New Code Films article. Every week this year, I plan to watch and review two American Breen Era (1934-1954) films for the first time. These articles make up the entries in this series. Following this formula, I provide some basic information on each film … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #25. “The Keys of the Kingdom” from 1944; An Honest Look at Religion

100+ New Code Films – #24. “Mr. Lucky” from 1943; A Life-Changing Letter

Today is Friday, so it's time for this week's first 100+ New Code Films article. These articles have been the ones I've posted most frequently so far during 2021. In fact, I've hardly posted any other articles this year, besides occasional blogathon announcements. I hope to remedy that by posting more Breening Thursday and Code … Continue reading 100+ New Code Films – #24. “Mr. Lucky” from 1943; A Life-Changing Letter