MY FAVORITE MOVIE THREESOME BLOGATHON – Da Big Finish

Since the remainder of our blogathon entrants have now submitted their entries, we won’t give you a big song-and-dance — it’s time for

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Day 2 was a no-show, but everyone rallied for the ‘thon’s final day. Click here if you want to read Day 1’s entries. For those below, click on the individual blog’s name to read the entry.

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Anybody Got a Match? watches sparks fly between married couple Myrna Loy and Clark Gable, and Gable’s secretary Jean Harlow, in Wife vs. Secretary.

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Anna Karina is torn between boyfriend Jean-Claude Brialy and platonic friend Jean-Paul Belmondo in Jean-Luc Godard’s meta-romance A Woman Is a Woman. (Don’t worry, Cinematic Scribblings will sort it all out for you.)

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The Dream Book Blog chronicles the fireworks between beauty-pageant contestant Holly Hunter and her cousins Mary Steenburgen and Tim Robbins in Miss Firecracker.

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And last but hardly least, Moon in Gemini just dropped in to check on dude Jeff Bridges, enigmatic Steve Buscemi, and Vietnam vet John Goodman in the Coen Brothers’ cult classic The Big Lebowski.

We’d like to thank our enthusiastic blogathon entrants as well as the readers who followed this ‘thon over the weekend. We hope you enjoyed our little trio excursions and hope that all of your threesomes will be, er, thrillsomes!

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THE APRIL SHOWERS BLOGATHON – Final Recap

Every shower must come to an end. It is with great regret, then, that we present

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If you missed Day 1 and/or Day 2, click on those days (highlighted in this sentence) to review those days’ blogathon entries. For today’s finale, click on each respective blog’s name to read his or her ‘thon contribution.

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The silent-film blog Movies Silently takes a fascinating look at an “actuality film” of The Seine Flood, a natural catastrophe that occurred in 1910 Paris.

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Musings of a Classic Film Addict tells how rain helps a nun (Claudette Colbert) uncover a secret from the past of a criminal (Ann Blyth) in Thunder on the Hill.

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Before any rain comes to end a Kansas drought, lightning definitely strikes Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn in The Rainmaker, as recounted by Moon in Gemini.

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More rain-soaked sparks fly between a young boy and Two English Girls, as Francois Truffaut’s film is blogged about by Cinematic Scribblings.

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And last but hardly least, Whimsically Classic critiques what is surely the sunniest rainy movie ever: Gene Kelly’s glorious-feeling musical Singin’ in the Rain.

This blog thanks all of the blogathon’s enthusiastic entrants and interested readers. We hope that we’ve helped to keep your head in the clouds for the past three days!

The IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB BLOGATHON is here!

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The month of March is upon us, and with that our lion-to-lamb film blogathon. For the next three days, we take a look at bloggers’ memories of movies that originally got them wound up with apprehension, only to fill them with relief from moviemakers who actually knew what they were doing.

If you are one of the blogging participants, please leave the name and URL of your blog entry in the “Comments” section below, and I will appropriately link to it. Readers, simply click on the links below to read the blogathon entries — and bookmark this site, as we will provide blogathon updates at the end of each day. Enjoy!

Here’s the line-up:

Movie Movie Blog Blog – The Ref (1994)

BNoirDetour – The Big Sleep (1946)

Cinematic Scribblings – The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

Old Hollywood Films – Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet (1948)

I Found It at the Movies – The Wild Bunch (1969)

Moon in Gemini – The Terminator (1984)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood – When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Serendipitous Anachronisms – I Bury the Living (1958)

In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood – Move Over Darling (1963)

Dell on Movies – Flipped (2010)