Decades Blogathon – L.A. Confidential (1997)

Hey everyone, the other ’90s throwback we have for Day Four in Decades is a review by Anand of Demanded Critical Reviews, which talks about the 1997 urban crime thriller L.A. Confidential. It’s good stuff, and you should check it out on Three Rows Back.

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Welcome to Day 4 of the Decades Blogathon – ‘7’ edition – hosted by myself and my blogging brother Tom from Thomas J.For those who don’t know, 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 welcoming Anand from Delighted Critical Reviews, who turns his sights on the 1997 neo-noir L.A. Confidential.

Curtis Hanson’s L.A.Confidential begins with an establishing sequence so rare in thrillers nowadays who want to dive head first into the action rather than utilize time for character development.

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These establishing sequences are also a fitting introduction to the underbelly of Los Angeles, and three policemen who masquerade through it. The first is Officer Bud White, a righteous officer with utmost respect for women and who adheres to…

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Decades Blogathon – The Lost Boys (1987)

Here’s a reblog of Thoughts All Sorts’ review of The Lost Boys to wrap up Day 3 in the 2017 Decades Blogathon. You’ll find this review on my esteemed co-host’s site, Three Rows Back. Thanks everyone!

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We’re onto Day 3 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 we’re tracking back to a movie where the hair was biiiig and there was death by stereo in 1987’s horror comedy The Lost Boys, covered by Catherine from Thoughts All Sorts.

Those ’80s. They were something weren’t they? I had a real good chuckle while watching The Lost Boys (1987) again. Had forgotten about the hairstyles, clothes and general ’80s feel. Remember those big Swatch wall watches?

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This is one that I probably watch more for nostalgic value than anything else. I clearly remember being allowed to rent two videos…

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Decades Blogathon – The Princess Bride (1987)

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!

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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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Decades Blogathon – Death At A Funeral (2007)

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!

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Decades 17Welcome 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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Decades Blogathon – Still Time To Be Part Of Something Great!

We have eight spots still open for this year’s Blogathon everyone! It’s not too late!

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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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