Another day of awesome posts! The Midnight Drive-In presents a sword and sandal (and Ray Harryhausen) double feature with The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) & Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) City of Kik believes we really are entertained by Gladiator (2000) Voyages Extraordinaires reviews Cecil B. DeMille's silent version of The Ten Commandments (1923) Pop Culture Reverie covers … Continue reading Sword & Sandal Blogathon – Day 3
This post is part of the Sword & Sandal Blogathon, hosted by Debbie (that’s me) at Moon in Gemini. Read the other posts in this event HERE! Demetrius and the Gladiators is the sequel to The Robe (1953). It was planned even before The Robe was released, which is the only classic sword and sandal … Continue reading The Sword & Sandal Blogathon: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Slower day today, but that doesn't mean we don't have some kick-ass entries! portraitsbyjenni writes about how Samson and Delilah (1949) exceeded her expectations for a Biblical epic. MovieMovieBlogBlog writes about how Troy (2004) didn't quite meet his expectations, though it should please action (and Brad Pitt) fans. Movierob finds Cleopatra (1963) more enjoyable than its flop status would indicate. Thoughts All … Continue reading Sword & Sandal Blogathon – Day 2
Wow, what an amazing initial round of blog posts for Day 1 of the Sword & Sandal Blogathon! Destroy All Fanboys! got things rolling with a review of Hundra (1983), a prototype for Xena and other strong female heroines. Movierob shared the first of 3 planned reviews for this blogathon: Alexander (2004). Meredy.com reviews Ben Hur (1907), the first of several film adaptations of … Continue reading Sword & Sandal Blogathon – Day 1
The Sword and Sandal Blogathon has now arrived! Bloggers who are contributing posts, please leave your link(s) either here in the comments section, or in the comments section of the original blogathon announcement: Announcing the Sword & Sandal Blogathon! You may also send links to me via Twitter. My handle is @DebbieVee. I have created the … Continue reading The Sword & Sandal Blogathon is Here!
We are less than two weeks away from the Sword & Sandal Blogathon! There is still plenty of time to join in and lots and lots of great movies and TV shows to choose from. For details, please read the original post: Announcing The Sword & Sandal Blogathon! For those who have already signed up: … Continue reading The Sword & Sandal Blogathon is Almost Here!
Yes, I’ve finally decided to do it: host my own film blogathon! I considered many, many different topics for my first blogathon, but kept coming back to the Sword & Sandal epics that have captivated film and TV viewers from the silent era right up to the present day. Please join in and celebrate the … Continue reading Announcing The Sword & Sandal Blogathon!