Tag Archive | Movies

The Hail-to-the-Chief Blogathon Is Finally Here

The Hail-to-the-Chief Blogathon Is Finally Here

Thank you to all the participants in this blogathon! THE SUBMISSIONS (will be updated as they come in): Thoughts All Sorts: Olympus Has Fallen Phyllis Loves Classic Movies: PT-109 Moon in Gemini: 1776 Movierob: Secret Honor; The Day Reagan Was Shot; The Reagans Finding Franchot: Advise & Consent Crítica Retrô: Wilson Realweegiemidget Reviews: Dave The […]

The Back-to-School Blogathon Is Finally Here!

The Back-to-School Blogathon Is Finally Here!

Thank you to all the participants in this blogathon! THE SUBMISSIONS (will be updated as they come in): Love Letters to Old Hollywood: Teacher’s Pet (1958) Thoughts All Sorts: Grease (1978) Sometimes They Go To Eleven: The House on Sorority Row (1983) Movie Movie Blog Blog: A Chump at Oxford (1940) The Midnite Drive-In: Dazed and […]

Announcing the Hail to the Chief Blogathon!

Announcing the Hail to the Chief Blogathon!

This November, voters in America will elect the 45th President of the United States of America. From George Washington to Barack Obama, 43 men have held that office (Cleveland is counted twice). Movies and television have told the stories of many of those people, plus a few more conjured from writers’ imaginations.   From October 28 […]

Announcing the Back-to-School Blogathon!

Announcing the Back-to-School Blogathon!

From kindergarten to college, from St. Trinian’s to Rydell High, schools and classrooms have provided the background for multitudinous films. Dedicated teachers, evil vice principals, nerds, mean girls, precocious children, slackers, geniuses, jocks, and misfits have populated films throughout the history of the medium. On September 2-5, it’s time to go Back To School!!!     […]

The Disability in Film Blogathon Is Finally Here

The Disability in Film Blogathon Is Finally Here

Thank you to all the participants in this (my first) blogathon! I hope to do more of these in the months (and years?) to come. THE SUBMISSIONS (will be updated as they come in): Movie Movie Blog Blog: Freaks (1932) Meredy.com Classic Movies/TV/Celebrities: Susan Peters and The Sign of the Ram (1948) The Wonderful World of […]

Announcing the Disability in Film Blogathon!

Announcing the Disability in Film Blogathon!

In a world of glamour and physical beauty like Hollywood, disability is not a subject that appears often. Yet, those films that do feature disabled characters, like The Miracle Worker, My Left Foot, The Theory of Everything, and Children of a Lesser God, are often greeted with accolades and awards. Harold Russell won two Oscars (Best Supporting Actor and an […]