THE FAVORITE FOURSOME BLOGATHON – Da Big Finish

We had some no-shows on Day 2, but we ended our blogathon of famous foursomes with a finale of finesse. So join us for the big closing number, as we present

Click here to link to the entries from Day 1. For today’s finale, click on each individual blog’s name to link to their entries (except for our first entrant, for which you’ll need to click on each of his entries’ names).

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First off, Movierob gets our “Blogathoner of the Year” Award for contributing entries on five, count ’em, 5 movies: The first, second, and third movies of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy; and the movie versions/extensions of the TV series Sex and the City and The A-Team.

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Caftan Woman sings her praises of the close-harmony vocal quartet The Hi-Lo’s.

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Tranquil Dreams shows us that friendship is in the genes (or is it jeans?) of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

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Realweegiemidget Reviews examines the lives of four people who want love but are afraid to get Closer.

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An assassination threat on a former agent leaves him and three of his peers seeing Red, as chronicled by thoughtsallsorts.

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Chevy Chase takes the concept of family vay-cay’s to a new extreme in National Lampoon’s Vacation, whose itinerary is well-detailed by Moon in Gemini.

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Pure Entertainment Preservation Society details how a governess becomes the center of a widower’s family in Adam Had Four Sons.

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And finally, what would a foursomes blogathon be without a tribute to TV’s best-known Miami seniors? Once Upon a Screen offers a touch of nostalgia (and grey) for “The Golden Girls.”

Our thanks to all of the wonderful bloggers who contributed such enjoyable entries, and to this blogathon’s followers who enjoyed them. Y’all come back now, ya hear?

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THE 1961 BLOGATHON – Day 1 Recap

We received some snappy entries about movies from the year 1961, so sit back and enjoy

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Click on the individual name of each blog to link to their entry.

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Rock Hudson deals with some unruly teenagers who have taken over his Italian villa in Come September, as reviewed by Love Letters to Old Hollywood.

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Thoughtsallsorts brings us Audrey Hepburn at her most charming in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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For a movie about a governess trying to protect her young charges, Realweegiemidget Reviews finds The Innocents very, er, haunting.

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God is silent, but writer-director Ingmar Bergman isn’t in Through a Glass Darkly, whose lack of resolution The Stop Button found frustrating.

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Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe come to grips with their inner conflicts in their final film, The Misfits, critiqued by Silver Screenings.

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James Cagney deals with Coca-Cola and the Cold War in Billy Wilder’s comedy One, Two, Three, whose virtues are enumerated by Caftan Woman.

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Whimsically Classic is charmed by two versions of Hayley Mills in the Disney comedy The Parent Trap.

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Movierob is less than impressed by Kirk Douglas and Co. in the courtroom drama Town Without Pity.

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And finally, your faithful correspondent discusses Stan Laurel’s 1961 Honorary Oscar, as well as the Bugs Bunny-Wile E. Coyote cartoon Compressed Hare.

And there are still two days to go in our salute to ’61, so keep us bookmarked!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY FAVORITE MOVIE THREESOME BLOGATHON – Day 1 Recap

A full 50% of our blogathon entrants have submitted their entrants already — proving that, for blogathons that slap the competition silly, you can’t beat the

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Click on the name of each individual blog to read their entry.

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Pure Entertainment Preservation Society explains how Jane Wyman captures the attention of Three Guys Named Mike.

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Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, and Steve Guttenberg recapture the hearts of moviegoers (and the girl who is their charge) in Three Men and a Little Lady, as reviewed by Realweegiemidget Reviews.

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ThoughtsAllSorts shows how the love triangle of an insecure publishing employee makes for fascinating reading in Bridget Jones’s Diary.

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And finally, your faithful correspondent can’t resist applying pop psychology to the classic cartoon trio of Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto.

We still have four blogathon entries to go, so keep us bookmarked. If our movie-trio blogathon was any edgier, we’d get arrested for it!

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The 3rd Annual “SEX! (now that I have your attention) Blogathon” – Day 2 Recap

Don’t turn your back on us now! It’s time for…

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If you missed our first day of bloggers’ tributes to subtly sexual cinema, click here to see the entries. For Day 2’s blogathon entries, click on the name of each blog to link to the entry.

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Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison make falling in love with a dead man seem like not such a bad thing in The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, as reviewed by Lifesdailylessonsblog.

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Charlene’s (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews explores dishonor among (some very sexy) thieves, as depicted in Ernst Lubitsch’s Trouble in Paradise.

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And finally, Jennifer Jones shows some ranch-hands (and moviegoers) how the West was lust in Duel in the Sun, in a heated blog entry from ThoughtsAllSorts.

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Don’t forget, we still have one more day of sexy movie entries to go, so click here to go to our original announcement page, and keep checking back!