What the Code Means to Me

“What the Code Means to Me” is a series which we are launching in 2019. Every month, we are going to feature one article in this series. These articles will be written by other bloggers who are interested in classic films. These articles will be published on the authors’ websites and will including a link … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me

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“Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961: “Frank Capra’s Post-Code Surprise” for “The Unexpected Blogathon”

Have you ever been surprised by the work of a director whose style you thought you knew well? Last weekend, Rebecca Deniston of Taking Up Room hosted a blogathon dedicated to the exploration of filmographic surprises. Maybe there is a movie which you avoided for years but loved when you actually saw it! Maybe you … Continue reading “Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961: “Frank Capra’s Post-Code Surprise” for “The Unexpected Blogathon”

Breening Thursday: 10. Three Pre-Code Betty Boop Cartoons

    Today is Thursday, and it’s time for another Breening Thursday article! Last week, Rebekah wrote the ninth article in the series, providing us with our first breening of a cartoon. This week, I will be writing the tenth article. In contrast with last week’s topic, Beauty and the Beast, a full-length animated Disney … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 10. Three Pre-Code Betty Boop Cartoons

Breening Thursday: 9. “Beauty and the Beast” from 1991 by Rebekah Brannan

This article was written by Rebekah Brannan. In the 1980’s and 90’s Walt Disney Studios began producing a large amount of animated fairytale films, predominately in the genre now known as Disney Princess movies. The Classification and Rating System seemed to attach a certain stigma to these films and rated every one of them G, … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 9. “Beauty and the Beast” from 1991 by Rebekah Brannan

Thankful for the Code

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States of America, my home. In recognition of this holiday, PEPS will not publish a Breening Thursday article this week. We are just going to spend the time enjoying our family and our traditions. We'll be back next week with another Breening Thursday article on November 29. We've got … Continue reading Thankful for the Code

“Meg Ryan Films That Were Remakes of Classic Films” for “The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon”

Today is Meg Ryan's 57th birthday. In honor of this event, Paul Smith of Pfeiffer Pfilms and Meg Movies is hosting The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon. Mr. Smith is an entertaining writer, a devoted supporter of my column, and a very nice gentleman, so I wanted to support his blogathon. However, I knew that would … Continue reading “Meg Ryan Films That Were Remakes of Classic Films” for “The Meg Ryan Birthday Blogathon”

“Has Anybody Seen My Gal” for “The Rock Hudson Blogathon”

This weekend, on November 17-19, Crystal Kalyana of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood are hosting a blogathon in honor of Rock Hudson, whose 93rd birthday would have been today. Happy Birthday, Mr. Hudson! In honor of this event, I am joining The Rock Hudson … Continue reading “Has Anybody Seen My Gal” for “The Rock Hudson Blogathon”

Breening Thursday: 8. “The Five Pennies” from 1959

Today is Thursday, so it is time for another Breening Thursday article! I, Tiffany Brannan, will be writing today's article. This week, I'm going to breen a film from the Shurlock Era (1955-1968). Today's film choice is not a very inappropriate film. In fact, it is one of the cleaner movies made in 1959, a … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 8. “The Five Pennies” from 1959

“Mr. Skeffington” from 1944 for “The Claude Rains Blogathon”

Yesterday would have been Claude Rains’s 129th birthday. In honor of this anniversary, Rebekah wanted to host a special blogathon honoring this British actor, who is one of our favorite stars. This weekend, we are celebrating the vast film career of Claude Rains on the 9th through the 11th. As part of this celebration, I … Continue reading “Mr. Skeffington” from 1944 for “The Claude Rains Blogathon”