The Camp & Cult Blogathon SBBN Reader’s Poll

It’s just one week until the sweaty gratitude of SBBN’s Camp and Cult Blogathon! Get good sleep, stockpile snack cakes and up your meds, kids, this promises to be completely off the fucking hook, yo. As promised, SBBN is giving you, gentle reader, the chance to vote on what movies …

My First Movie Blogathon: The Boatniks (1970)

Summer came too soon that year. The early Missouri June was crunchy and still, a solid heat pressing down until movement slowed, and slowed, then stopped. There wasn’t much to do in Lebanon, Missouri on a pleasant day, truth be told; on a day when all anyone could do was …

Announcing The Universal Backlot Blogathon at Journeys in Classic Film

Kristen of Journeys in Classic Film has announced The Universal Backlot Blogathon. In Kristen’s own words: Starting September 14th and running through the 16th, this blogathon will salute this studio tour. Have a review of a film that used the backlot (either completely or just for a scene counts)? Interested …

To Hate a Thing, and Love It, Too: The Lodger (1944)

This article on The Lodger (1944) is my entry for The Best Hitchcock Movies (That Hitchcock Never Made) Blogathon, hosted by Tales of the Easily Distracted and ClassicBecky’s Brain Food. Please visit the list of contributors here.  The entries thus far have been absolutely stunning, and include ClassicBecky’s entry on …

The Best Hitchcock Movies (That Hitchcock Never Made) & My First Movie Blogathons

The Best Hitchcock Movies (That Hitchcock Never Made) Blogathon, sponsored by ClassicBecky’s Brain Food and Tales of the Easily Distracted is going on right now! Visit Tales of the Easily Distracted for a list of this year’s culprits I mean participants. Please check out the entries, and keep checking in …

Queer Film Blogathon: Freebie and the Bean (1974)

This is my entry for the Queer Film Blogathon, hosted by Garbo Laughs. Please check out Caroline’s entries as well as all the other fine participants! *** Hollywood loves to engage in bigotry through the guise of humor, usually qualified as “edgy” or “irreverent.”  When bigotry is played as humor, …

Mary Pickford Blogathon: Secrets (1933)

This is the SBBN entry for the Mary Pickford Blogathon, hosted by KC at Classic Movies. I highly recommend checking out Classic Movies, not just for the other participants, but for KC’s own contributions, such as today’s really fun Q&A with Peggy Dymond Leavey, Pickford biographer. *** Mary Pickford had …

Just Plain Something: Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope (1948)

This article on Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope (1948) is the SBBN entry for the 2012 For the Love of Film Blogathon, dedicated to raising funds to allow the 1923 film The White Shadow, much of which has recently been found in a New Zealand archive, to be shown online. More about …

A Delightful Hour of Animated Shorts (Not The Kind You Wear) (Probably)

This is my entry for the Pussy Goes Grrr! Short Animation Blogathon. Warning: Naughtiness to follow. No pictures will be unsafe, but the videos linked and the words posted are NSFW. You have been warned. We begin our hour-long program of animated shorts with a Chuck Jones double feature of …

Week of Hong: The Seventh Sin (1957)

This is my entry for the Week of Hong, hosted by Lost Video Archive. Don’t forget to check out all the other entries this week! *** The Seventh Sin is based on the exceedingly popular 1925 novel The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham. This book was previously set to …