Friday, December 29, 2017

The Inspirational Heroes Blogathon is Here!


Welcome to the Inspirational Heroes Blogathon!  When you've written your article, please leave a link in the comments either here or on The Midnite Drive-In's post, and we'll add you to the roster of finished entries.

Check back either here or at Quiggy's blog over the next few days, as we'll be adding to the roster as new entries arrive.

Thanks for joining us in celebrating the heroic characters who inspire us!


The Heroes


George Bailey, the Everyman's Holiday Hero: It's a Wonderful Life (1946) at Angelman's Place


Low Rent Gym Rats: Rocky (1976) at the Midnite Drive-In


To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) on Maddy Loves Her Classic Films


Stand by Me (1986) -- guest post at Hamlette's Soliloquy by Jessica Prescott


Glenda Farrel as Torchy Blane at Caftan Woman


The Inspirational Pull of Meet the Robinsons (2007) at Coffee, Classics, and Craziness


The Brave Person in Every Sci-Fi Movie: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) at Silver Screenings


Apollo 13 (1995) at Hamlette's Soliloquy


Jefferson Smith of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) at The Story Enthusiast


Hildy Johnson: Rosalind Russell's Iconic Girl Friday: His Girl Friday (1940) 
at Love Letters to Old Hollywood


Boys Town (1938) on Critica Retro


The Hunt for Red October (1990) at Along the Brandywine


Stella Dallas (1937) at Charlene's (Mostly) Classic Movie Reviews


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) at Movie Rob


Hacksaw Ridge (2016) at Movie Rob


United 93 (2006) at Movie Rob


On Golden Pond (1981) at Motion Picture Gems


The Inspirational Hero: Frank Capra's Meet John Doe (1941) on Silver Screen Classics


Good Will Hunting (1997)'s Sean Maguire: My Hero at The Story and You: A Film Blog


What I Find Inspiring About Secretariat (2010) at Meanwhile in Rivendell


Sergeant York (1941) at Sat in Your Lap


A Not-So-Simple Story: The Ascent (1977) on Cinematic Scribblings


Miracle on 34th Street (1947) at Movies Meet Their Match


21 comments:

  1. Here's a post on a B movie heroine who inspires me: http://www.caftanwoman.com/2017/12/inspirational-heroes-blogathon-glenda.html

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    1. Great, Caftan Woman! I'll add you to the roster :-) Thanks for joining!

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  2. Looking forward to reading these! Somehow, I sort of missed this blogathon was coming up or I might have written something for it.

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    1. DKoren, I think we announced it while you were in the throes of moving. That being said, it runs through Monday, so if you want to do a last-minute post, you absolutely can! We're totally up for adding late entries. In fact, Heidi just signed up overnight.

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  3. Awesomeness. Here's my entry! https://classicsandcraziness.wordpress.com/2017/12/29/the-inspirational-pull-of-meet-the-robinsons/

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  4. Hello! Here's a link to my post. Looking forward to this. :)
    https://silverscreenings.org/2017/12/29/the-brave-person-in-every-sci-fi-movie/

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    1. Great! I've added you to the roster :-)

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  5. What a great list so far! Here's my entry:
    https://loveletterstooldhollywood.blogspot.com/2017/12/hildy-johnson-rosalind-russells-iconic.html

    Thanks for co-hosting this!

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    1. Michaela, it's certainly a spectacular line-up! Adding you now :-)

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  6. Here it is my inspirational rela life hero: http://criticaretro.blogspot.com.br/2017/12/com-os-bracos-abertos-boys-town-1938.html
    Cheers!

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    1. Thanks, Le! I'm adding it to the roster now :-) Happy New Year!

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  7. I did it!!!

    http://ladyofanorien.blogspot.com/2017/12/movie-review-hunt-for-red-october-with.html

    And now I'm off to bed... ;P ;D

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    1. Yay! Can't wait to read it, Heidi :-) Though it will probably have to wait until after I get home from church. Adding your link to the roster right now, though.

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  8. Hello! Here is my blog post on Stella Dallas (1937)! Happy New Year and I look forward to reading the other posts in the blogathon! https://charsmoviereviews.wordpress.com/2017/12/31/stella-dallas-1937/

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    1. Great, Char! Adding you now :-) Happy New Year!

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  9. Snuck it in just in time!

    https://meanwhileinrivendell.blogspot.com/2018/01/inspirational-heroes-blogathon-what-i.html

    :) Happy New Year!

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    1. Great, Olivia! I'll add you to the roster. Happy New Year to you too!

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  10. Oh my word. I am so sorry I am so late! I will get the post out tonight!

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    1. Here it is, finally. So sorry about the wait!
      http://moviesmeetmatch.blogspot.com/2017/12/movie-review-miracle-on-34th-street-1947.html

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    2. Got it, MC! No worries, we've had a few late entries :-)

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