Decades '7' edition rolls on with day three and a more modern release, the Kevin Costner-starring crime thriller Mr. Brooks from 2007. This review is brought to you by Drew of Drew Reviews Movies, a blog I've been following for some time now. You should absolutely check it out if you like conversational, fun reviews with … Continue reading Decades Blogathon — Mr. Brooks (2007)
And the second post featured on Three Rows Back in ‘Decades’ is none other than the Rob Reiner classic, The Princess Bride. Reviewed by Ethan of the blog, ‘Ed.’ Take a look!
It’s Day 2 of the Decades Blogathon – ‘7’ edition – hosted by yours truly and Tom from Thomas J.For those who don’t know (where have you been?!), the blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the seventh year of the decade. Tom and I are running a different entry each day (we’ll also reblog the other’s post) and I’m delighted to feature Ethan from ED, who is reviewing one of my favourite films, 1987’s fantasy classic The Princess Bride. Take it away!
Since the invention of the movie, there have only been five films that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. The Princess Bride left them all behind.
Set in some sort of European country named Florin, in a time period where everything seems simultaneously medieval and Renaissance live Buttercup and Westley; both commoners, though Westley is more common somehow. In an…
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Welcome to Day 2 in the third annual Decades Blogathon! If you missed out on the inaugural day's activities, be sure to check the Recent Posts list here on this blog (right hand column) and on Three Rows Back! Once again, Mark and I are running an event in which bloggers discuss a film of their … Continue reading Decades Blogathon — The Running Man (1987)
As promised, the re-blogged review of Death at a Funeral (2007), brought to you by Gill of the blog Realweegiemidget. It can be found on Three Rows Back! Thanks everyone!
Welcome to Day 1 of the Decades Blogathon – ‘7’ edition – hosted by myself and Tom from the brilliant blog Thomas J!The blogathon focuses on movies that were released in the seventh year of the decade. Tom and I are running a different entry each day (we’ll also reblog the other’s post) and for today I’m very pleased to welcome Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews, who is covering 2007’s British black comedy Death At A Funeral.
After a tip off from a good friend and blogger I heard the Decades Blogathon was looking for posts for its yearly extravaganza. Being late to joining last year, with my review of About Last Night (1986), I was keen to join this year’s fun. I requested to do this movie, a dark British comedy with a favourite TV actress Keeley Hawes from Ashes To Ashes (2008-10). I envied Hawes for…
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Greetings everyone! Well we've made it once again to one of the greatest times of the year! This is Mark's and my third time hosting the Decades Blogathon and it's exciting to say the least we are able to feature another diverse collection of bloggers and film titles to showcase for this event in which … Continue reading Decades Blogathon — 3 Women (1977)
We have eight spots still open for this year’s Blogathon everyone! It’s not too late!
Thank you to everyone who has jumped on board for this year’s Decades Blogathon, hosted by myself and Tom from the never-less-than-excellent Thomas J.
We still have a few slots left, so this is your final call ladies and gentlemen to get involved in the film blogging event of the year (possibly…)!
Here’s a recap of what you need to know:
- Pick a film from any decade with the year ending in ‘7’. There are a lot of great movies to choose from, whether it’s Star Wars from ’77 (can’t believe that one hasn’t been taken yet), Boogie Nights from ’97, or The Graduate from ’67.
- Postings will go up on a first-come, first-served basis (no time wasters please!). We’ll put up the entries that come in first and there will be one posted every day on this site and Thomas J, with each entry having a corresponding re-blog…
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You will also find the below announcement posted over at my co-host's site, Three Rows Back! With our big screens about to be overcome (even more) with a cavalcade of cinematic cash cows, it’s reassuring that in the world of film blogging there is an alternative. And that alternative is the Decades Blogathon – the third annual … Continue reading Casting Call: Bloggers wanted for the Decades Blogathon ’17!
To encourage a bit more variety in my blogging posts and to help distance this site from the one of old, I’m installing this monthly post where I summarize the previous month’s activity in a wraparound that will hopefully give people the chance to go back and find stuff they might have missed, as well as … Continue reading Month in Review: April ’17