Tag Archives: Hays Code

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Barbarella

Barbarella is a silly, softcore, S&M, PG-rated movie from 1968. Yes, I’m aware of how many times I just seemingly contradicted myself. I promise to explain all. As those of you who frequent my blog know, I love discussing the … Continue reading

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5 Hays Code Movie Scenes That Are Definitely Not Sexual

Last week, we discussed three movies that dealt with the Motion Picture Production Code in different ways. One gleefully sidestepped it, one blanket ignored it, and the final film upheld it, more or less. In order to do this, I … Continue reading

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Bigamy Can Be Fun! “My Favorite Wife” & “Move Over, Darling”

His eyes upon the stones, he reach’d the home Where Annie lived and loved him, and his babes In those far-off seven happy years were born; But finding neither light nor murmur there (A bill of sale gleam’d thro’ the … Continue reading

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Marry Brunettes, and Ignore Censors

Since we’ve primarily talked about remakes so far, I thought we should move on to another kind of Hollywood recycling: the sequel. Now, while it’s true that some sequels end up becoming equal to or better than the original (“The … Continue reading

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