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Lupita Nyong’o Shines in 12 Years A Slave

If you have not seen the Oscar winning movie, 12 Years a Slave, you have missed an incredible movie, filled with powerful performances. Based Solomon Northrop's autobiographical book,  12 Years a Slave is the story of Solomon Northrop, a free black man in 1867. Solomon, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor was an accomplished musician who lived in upstate New York, with his wife and … [Read More...]

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Confessions of a Closet Star Trek Fan

Shsss....Don't Tell Anyone, But I Like Star Trek NO, I don't wear the pointy ears, have a USS Enterprise uniform nor can I do that "Live Long & Prosper" Vulcan … [Read More...]

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Classic Chick Flick: His Girl Friday

Modern women often talk about the idea of having it all. Having a happy family and a loving husband and a successful career. The jury is still out on that,  if that … [Read More...]

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Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman

Maya Angelou the poet and author died today at the age of 86. She was born Marguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri in 1928. This was not a time in America when a young black girl could dream of growing up to be a famous author, much less to read her … [Read More...]


The Just Chick Flicks Guide to Summer Action Movies

The summer action movie season is fast approaching. And with it comes a lot of sci-fi, some super hot mutants, lots of guns and car crashes and a bit of baseball. Even though I love chick flicks, I still enjoy sci-fi and action movies, especially when … [Read More...]

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Movie News: Arclight Documentary Festival’s Spring Series

The ArcLight Cinemas is proud to announce the launch of the Arclight Documentary Festival’s Spring Series, a new documentary screening series debuting on May 13th 2014 at ArcLight Hollywood. Four films will be screening in the inaugural season, which takes … [Read More...]

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2009: A Good Year For Chick Flicks

Are in you the mood for a good chick flick? Of course you are. Take a look at some great chick from the year 2009. Why 2009? Well truthfully, I wrote this post a long time ago and forgot to publish it. Don't you love technology?  It was sitting in the drafts … [Read More...]

Hollywood's Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939

Must See: Oscar Nominated Movies with Great Female Characters

It was no coincidence that the screenwriters of the studio era created the female characters that generations of film enthusiasts would love. It was the era of Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, and Katharine Hepburn. I'm going to be your wife. You don't think that … [Read More...]

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

It’s Oscar Nominations Time!

Yes, it's my favorite time of the year...Oscar season! The Oscar nominations were announced today and there weren't that many surprises. Last week's Golden Globe Awards was just a warm up for  the 'big boy', Mr. Oscar. With such a sad lack of chick flicks … [Read More...]