This post is part of The Fake Teenager Festivus blogathon, hosted by Taking Up Room. Read the rest of the posts in this event HERE! When the movie The Lost Boys was first released, it was a genuine pop culture phenomenon. One that I completely ignored at the time. Not generally a fan of teen … Continue reading The Fake Teenager Festivus: The Lost Boys (1987)
This post is part of The 2022 Classic Literature on Film Blogathon hosted by Silver Screen Classics. Theodore Dreiser’s first novel, Sister Carrie, didn’t exactly set the literary world on fire. In fact, it was reviled by critics and was a resounding financial flop. It took decades for the literary world to recognize its value. … Continue reading The 2022 Classic Literature on Film Blogathon: Carrie (1952)
This post is part of the 9th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon, hosted by A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the ripping post HERE! Magic realism is probably one of the hardest genres to pull off successfully. Sometimes creators make it too fantastical; others too realistic. The balance is key. A beautiful example of … Continue reading The 9th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon: Into the West (1992)
This has been a fantastic event. I have really enjoyed reading posts about the wide variety of films that fall under this category. I think we showed Sam Elliott a thing or two, such as Westerns can be good from pretty much anywhere on (or off) this planet. We have one final entry: Movie Fan … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Final Wrap-up!
Got a mess of posts from out on the foreign range on Day Three of the Foreign Western Blogathon: Taking Up Room finds For a Few Dollars More a worthy follow-up to the original Man With No Name movie, A Fistful of Dollars. Though 18 Cinema Lane appreciated aspects of the Australia-set “slice of life” … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day Three Recap
Welcome to Day Two of the Foreign Westerns Blogathon. We’ve got some ace-high posts today! Critica Retro introduces us to popular Brazilian actor Amácio Mazzaropi, whose many cinematic successes includes a spoof of Western vigilante films, Uma Pistola para Djeca (A Pistol for Djeca). Destroy All Fanboys! urges us to take the time to watch … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day Two Recap
Howdy pardners! Or hola compadres, depending on the country the films are from! Welcome to the Day One round-up of posts for the Foreign Western Blogathon: Silver Screenings went into 7 Women excited about the prospect of seeing a Western-ish film set in China, centered around women, and directed by John Ford, but found it … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon – Day One Recap
This post is part of the Foreign Western Blogathon, hosted by ME. Read the rest of the rootin’ tootin’ posts HERE! When I first got the idea for this blogathon I had two or three films in mind for my own post. Then I started looking for images to use for my original announcement post … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon: Tiempo de Morir (1966)
The Foreign Western 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 all the URLs in … Continue reading The Foreign Western Blogathon is Here!
We're only a few days away from the start of Foreign Western 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 Corman-Verse Blogathon, hosted by Cinematic Catharsis and Realweegiemidget Reviews. Read the rest of the Corman-tastic posts in this blogathon HERE! I love pseudo-history. I never go into a historical drama expecting it to be accurate. For me, they are jumping-off points to looking up the real story behind the … Continue reading The Corman-Verse Blogathon: Tower of London (1962)
This post is part of The Caftan Woman Blogathon honoring Patricia Nolan-Hall, hosted by Lady Eve’s Reel Life and Another Old Movie Blog. Read the rest of the posts in tribute of our wonderful friend Paddy HERE! Patricia Nolan-Hall was a film blogger who passed away early March 2022. She was SO beloved by the … Continue reading The Caftan Woman Blogathon: Ride the High Country (1962)
This post is part of the Travel Gone Wrong Blogathon, hosted by 18 Cinema Lane. See the rest of the films covered in this event HERE! I’m not into zombies. They’re not my thing. Books, movies, TV shows with zombies—usually get a big yawn from me. Not my personal cup of tea. There are exceptions, … Continue reading The Travel Gone Wrong Blogathon: Train to Busan (2016)
The pandemic and personal issues have kept me out of the blogathon loop for a long time. It’s been a whole year since my last blogathon. Well, I’m back at it now and very excited to announce this new one! Most of you are probably aware that there was a social media kerfuffle a few … Continue reading Announcing The Foreign Western Blogathon!
Hey, long time no see! I know it’s been a significant hiatus since my last post. As it has been for most people, the last few months have been very difficult for me, both because of the pandemic and because of various personal issues. I didn’t want to miss out on my pop culture awards, … Continue reading Debbie’s Totally Random and Completely Insignificant Pop Culture Awards of 2021