Friday, May 26, 2017
The Favorite Director Blogathon Stats Today!
The Favorite Director Blogathon gets underway today. For those of you who have already entered you can post any of the four days you wish. If you posted early, it will be added. And last minute entries will still be accepted if you want to join in the fun. We have decided to do just do one post and update it continuously as entries come in, so keep checking back here & on Phyllis Loves Classic Movies to see new entries as they come in. Hope you get time to read and enjoy every one.
The Roll Call: (These will be updated as newer entries come in)
Angelman's Place gives us the story of a happy occasion for a woman (or, maybe not so much...).
Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Cinematic Scribblings delves into family life, Japanese style.
Yasujiro Ozu's Late Spring (1949)
Love Letters to Old Hollywood gives us some insight into the world Billy Wilder's The Apartment.
Billy Wilder's The Apartment
Classic Movie Treasures tells us how hard John Ford had to work to get his dream picture made.
John Ford's The Quiet Man (1952)
Caftan Woman enlightens us with two William Wyler westerns.
William Wyler's Hell's Heroes and The Big Country
Plot and Theme delves into the production of and background of a Kubrick masterpiece.
Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964)
John V's Eclectic Avenue gives insight into the world of director Jacques Tourneur
Jacques Tourneur's World
Anybody Got a Match shows Stanley Donen's take on a Hitchcock style movie
Stanley Donen's Charade (1963)
Demanded Critical Reviews makes a point we shouldn't leave out the Russian auteurs.
Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker (1979)
Christina Wehner shares a love for director William Wellman
The Midnite Drive-In (ME) wants you to take a look at horror master John Carpenter.
John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Pure Entertainment Preservation Society extols the wonders of George Cukor
Hamlette's Soliloquy gives an in-depth study of a classic western.
John Ford's The Searchers (1956)
Charlene's (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews takes a look at a Swedish classic.
Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Reelweegiemidget pays tribute to a tribute to my second favorite director, Ed wood
Tim Burton's Ed Wood (1994)
Crítica Retrô extols the wizardry of Orson Welles
Phyllis Loves Classic Movies (my co-host) delves into a classic writer/director relationship
Frank Capra and Robert Riskin
Champagne for Lunch discusses the output of Mervyn LeRoy
LA Explorer presents a view on a Preston Sturges classic
Preston Sturges' The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Well, that about wraps it up for this blogathon. Hope you all had fun.