In August, Robin from Pop Culture Reverie and I decided to bring back the Disability In Film Blogathon, which was initially the brainchild of Robin’s, who hosted it by herself two years ago. This year we have joined forces and we’re collaborating together for the first time.
To read the entries that were exhibuted during the first Disability in Film Blogathon, please click here.
The purpose of this blogathon is to pay tribute to those on-screen characters or real life film stars who have endured any form of disability, a subject that is often greeted with accolades but is very rarely explored. Because the subject can be harkened back to our life, Robin and I are proud to be hosting this blogathon, which commences today.
For those of you who are participating, please submit your entries below or send them to Robin. Thank you. We are excited to read your posts.
The Midnight Drive-In kicks things off with a look at Star Trek The Next Generation.
Real Weegie Midget Reviews joins us with a post on the 2016 made for TV film, The Fundamentals of Caring.
The Stop Button presents The Story of Christy Brown in My Left Foot ( 1989 )
Poppity Talks Classic Films joins us with a post on What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? ( 1993 )
Taking Up Room pens a delightful article on Mr. Holland’s Opus ( 1995 )
For his first post, Movie Rob reviews Breaking The Waves ( 1996 )
I Found It At the Movies analyzes Colin Firth’s role in The King’s Speech ( 2010 )
Movie Rob is back for the second time with his review of Passion Fish ( 1992 )
It Came From the Man Cave looks at the 1988 film, Monkey Shines.
18 Cinema Lane writes an editorial on Bucky Barnes and Matthew Rogers: Paralleling stories of disability.
Critica Retro has arrived with a delightful post on the 1929 silent classic, Lucky Star.
My Wonderful Co-host Robin from Pop Culture Reverie wades into some shark infested waters with her thoughts on Cripping Up.
For his third entry, Movie Rob talks about the 2014 film You’re Not You.
The Wonderful World of Cinema sings the praises of Cliff Robertson’s performance in Charly ( 1968 )
Cinematic Scribblings joins us with an article on Immortal Love ( 1969 )
My co-host Robin from Pop Culture Reverie ponders over The Sessions.
Movies Meet Their Match explores Patty Duke’s portrayal of Helen Keller in the 1962 classic The Miracle Worker.
Pop Culture Reverie talks about Tommy Breen’s realistic role in The River ( 1951 )
My co-host is back Robin from Pop Culture Reverie is back with a review on The Lookout ( 2007 )
Silver Screen Classics discusses the 1965 film, A Patch of Blue.