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

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

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

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

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.



  1. Joining in:

  2. Here's my entry, on Dr. Strangelove!

  3. My post is up at: Thanks for including me as part of the Blogathon!

    1. Thanks for joining. You are on the roll now.

  4. Thanks! By the way did you mean to have the word "stats" as your headline or did you mean "starts"?

    1. I've always said spell check is pretty useless... It doesn't let you know you're using the wrong word... I'm an excellent speller, just a piss poor typist...:-D


    My post is up! Thanks you for hosting this awesome blogathon! I really enjoyed it!

    1. Thanks for joining. Your post will be added shortly.

  6. In case you missed it on Phyl's blog, I've finally finished my post on John Ford's The Searchers and posted it here. Thanks again for hosting this event :-)

  7. Hello! I also posted my contribution to the blogathon on Phyllis' blog, but I will attach it here as well just in case. Look forward to reading all of the entries :)

  8. Sent you my review,

    Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews

    1. I was out all morning in Austin, but i finally got home and its now on the page. Thanks for joining.

  9. Finally finished my post!

    Thanks so much for asking me to co-host. It was fun :)


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