Tag: costume dramas

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Final Wrap-Up!

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Final Wrap-Up!

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!

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The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Three Recap

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Three Recap

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

The Favourite: Not Your Mama’s Costume Drama

The Favourite: Not Your Mama’s Costume Drama

The post is part of the Costume Drama Blogathon, hosted by ME. See the rest of the antiquated posts HERE! Costume dramas get a bad rap. They’re often called stuffy, overlong, and overproduced. Then there’s all that history! Like, who wants a history lesson when they go to the movies? Well, I do, even though … Continue reading The Favourite: Not Your Mama’s Costume Drama

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Two Recap

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Two Recap

Welcome to Day Two of our Costume Drama Blogathon! Realweegiemidget Reviews canvasses her favorite Henry VIII biopics, including my personal favorite, Anne of the Thousand Days. Pure Entertainment Preservation Society does a thorough analysis of one of Jeanette MacDonald's Victorian costumes in San Francisco. The Stop Button finds the 1973 version of The Three Musketeers … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day Two Recap

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day One Recap

The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day One Recap

A bit of a slow start to our blogathon, but we still have some wonderful posts to share: Destroy All Fanboys! detects a slightly modern vibe to Kubrick's Barry Lyndon. Pure Entertainment Preservation Society originally reviewed Gone With the Wind  for  my Greatest Film I've Never Seen Blogathon. Along with her impressions of the overall … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon – Day One Recap

The Costume Drama Blogathon is Here!

The Costume Drama Blogathon is Here!

The Costume Drama 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 this … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon is Here!

The Costume Drama Blogathon is Almost Here!

The Costume Drama Blogathon is Almost Here!

We’re only a few days away from the start of the Costume Drama 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. RE: HURRICANE DORIAN: Of course, don't worry one bit … Continue reading The Costume Drama Blogathon is Almost Here!

Announcing The Costume Drama Blogathon!

Announcing The Costume Drama Blogathon!

Time for a new blogathon! My blogging habits have been spotty lately, I know. A broken ankle and several other personal issues have made it difficult to post regularly. The good news is my ankle is just about completely recovered, and other areas of my life seem to be finally calming down into a new … Continue reading Announcing The Costume Drama Blogathon!

The British Invaders Blogathon: The 1960s Royal Costume Dramas

This post is part of the British Invaders Blogathon hosted by Terry Towles Canote at A Shroud of Thoughts. Click HERE for a list of all the entries! When I was a kid, my mother rarely took me to see children's movies. Partly because at the time (the late 1960s) there weren't that many children's … Continue reading The British Invaders Blogathon: The 1960s Royal Costume Dramas