The Elvis Files: Blue Hawaii (1961)

I have decided that watching every Elvis movie is a good idea. There are 31 movies in total. This project will likely drive me insane.

#8 – Blue Hawaii (1961)

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The Elvis Files: One Direction Dances To The Jailhouse Rock

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Only One Direction could distract me from writing about Blue Hawaii. I’ve been so intrigued by the British boy band’s latest music video “Kiss You” that I have been unable to finish the post. (I’m probably also procrastinating.) If you don’t hang out with tween girls, then you most likely haven’t watched this video. Here it is.

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Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas! Happy (belated) Hanukah! Happy Kwanza! Happy Festivus! Did I cover everything? If I did, whatever. Sorry. Watch Elvis singing “Blue Christmas” instead.

This is also my way of telling you that I have not forgotten about The Elvis Files, even though I completely abandoned that project in June. In my defense. I’ve been researching. (That’s a lie. I never did that.) But starting in January, I will resume this project. I swear. In the meantime, enjoy the final days of 2012.

The Elvis Files: An Update

Since I’m sure you’re very concerned about the status of the Elvis Files, here a small update.

You’re probably thinking: “Joanna, this isn’t doesn’t look that review of Blue Hawaii I’ve been anxiously waiting weeks to read.” You’re right. It’s not. I’m very busy procrastinating working on that post so it should be finished sometime next week.

In the meantime, to make these posts about Elvis’s movies more interesting I’m actually doing outside research that does not involve Wikipedia. (Crazy, right? Where do I think I am? College?) So far Spectacular Passions has been a good read and rather insightful when it comes to spectatorship in general. We shall see if and what conclusions about Elvis’s films it leads me to.

Stay tuned…

This book will also probably be useful when I decide to overanalyze Magic Mike in a few weeks.