Land ahoy! We have finished our sea voyage and are about to dock! Musings of a Classic Film Addict is spellbound by the dark tone and high stakes of the lost at sea tale Abandon Ship. Pure Entertainment Preservation Society is charmed by the wholesome adventures of Walter Brennan's lead character in The Affairs of … Continue reading The Out To Sea Blogathon – Final Wrap-Up!
It's a calm day today with The Out To Sea Blogathon, but we still have some good posts to share! Movie Rob enjoys conspiracy theory films and is pleased to find The Triangle is a worthy example of the genre. Dubism looks for the hidden sports analogy in The Hunt for Red October. Moon in … Continue reading The Out To Sea Blogathon – Day 3 Recap
This post is part of The Out To Sea Blogathon, hosted by ME. Read the rest of the seaworthy posts HERE! The 1973 film The Last of Sheila has quite the interesting origin story: written by actor Anthony Perkins (Psycho) and Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, it was inspired by scavenger hunt games the … Continue reading Mystery Cruise: The Last of Sheila (1973)
We are still making our way over the bounding main on Day 2 of The Out To Sea Blogathon! John V's Eclectic Avenue explores both the film and television versions of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. The Flapper Dame revisits Mister Roberts, a perfectly cast war movie for people who don't like war … Continue reading The Out To Sea Blogathon – Day 2 Recap
Time to set sail on the first day of our films at sea journey! MovieMovieBlogBlog discovers Bruce the shark can still chew up the scenery four decades after the debut of Jaws. Pale Writer is dazzled by the Technicolor magic and Harryhausen special effects of The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Caftan Woman appreciates how John … Continue reading The Out To Sea Blogathon – Day 1 Recap
Ahoy, me maties! The Out To Sea Blogathon has arrived! Bloggers: When your post goes live, leave the URL for your post in the comments section here or under the original announcement post. You may also send it to me via Twitter. My handle is @DebbieVee. I will do daily recaps, but will also collect … Continue reading The Out To Sea Blogathon is Here!
We’re only a few days away from the start of the Out To Sea Blogathon! There’s still plenty of time to join in. Request your choice in the comments section here or under the original announcement post. You may also send it to me via Twitter. My handle is @DebbieVee. Looking forward to a great event!
This post is part of The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon, hosted by Taking Up Room. Read the rest of the so good they’re good posts in this event HERE! Everyone has to start somewhere. Many up-and-coming young filmmakers and actors during the 1960s and 1970s started their careers making films for Roger Corman, … Continue reading The Second So Bad It’s Good Blogathon: Boxcar Bertha (1972)
This post is part of The Wedding Bells Blogathon, hosted by Hometowns to Hollywood. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! Based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis and directed by William Wyler, the 1936 film Dodsworth is one of the best films ever made about a crumbling marriage. Yes, every now … Continue reading The Wedding Bells Blogathon: Dodsworth (1936)
So excited to announce my first blogathon for 2020! This time, I am inviting you to write about movies set on, near, in, or under the water. Rules: Though the blogathon is called "Out To Sea," it can be set on or near a river, lake, or any other substantial body of water. I'm going … Continue reading Announcing The Out To Sea Blogathon!
This post is part of the Luso World Cinema Blogathon, hosted by Spellbound by Movies and Critica Retro. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! I’ve written a few times about my experiences seeing foreign films during the late 70s and early 80s when my mother, and then I, worked for a … Continue reading Luso World Cinema Blogathon: Dona Flor and her Two Husbands
This post is part of the Dark and Deep: The Gothic Horror Blogathon, hosted by Pale Writer. Read the rest of the darkly creepy posts HERE! The 1944 Gothic novel Dragonwyck was written by Anya Seton, one of my favorite historical novelists when I was growing up. She is probably best known for her novel … Continue reading Home, Horror, Home: Dragonwyck (1946)
This post is part of the Shelley Winters Blogathon, hosted by Poppity Talks Classic Film and Realweegimidget Reviews. See a list of the rest of the participants in this event HERE! We all grouse about remakes at one time or another, but there are some we like more, or at least as much, as the … Continue reading The Shelley Winters Blogathon: I Died a Thousand Times (1955)
The blogathon isn't over yet! Here are the final entries: Pure Entertainment Preservation Society views The Heiress for the first time and agrees with fans of the film that it is a masterpiece. Thoughts All Sorts adores highwaymen Plunkett & MacLeane and finds their story a "gem" of a movie. Movies Silently goes Biblical for … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon – Final Wrap-Up!
More posts dressed up in glorious costumes! Critica Retro finds the silent 1923 version of Scaramouche visually stunning and full of remarkable detail to convey the French Revolutionary era. Love Letters to Old Hollywood reviews The Glass Slipper, MGM's atypical retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale. Silver Scenes enjoys the satirical edge of The Private … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Three Recap