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5 Chick Flicks to Get the Single Ladies Through a Long Hot Summer

While April showers brought May flowers, the boyfriend never did. June gloom is making its presence known. But it doesn’t stick around forever, thank goodness, and summer is upon us. … [Read More...]

Actresses

Featured Actress: Viola Davis

This is the first of a new series on Just Chick Flicks featuring some of my favorite actresses. The series will explore the actress and some of her best (and … [Read More...]

Actors

Whatever Happened to All the Rugged Men?

When it comes to male movie stars, I think you can generally break them down into two basic groups: The Pretty Boy or The Rugged, Manly Man.  Don't get me … [Read More...]

Recent Posts

Tony Awards: The Best Show in Town!

My friends know that there are only two times each year when they cannot call, text or email me. On Oscar night and during the Tony Awards. Sign on the door says Occupado! This year's Tony Awards broadcast was the BEST I've seen in years. And yes that … [Read More...]

3 Great Chick Flicks Men Will Love Too

Men might hear the term "chick flicks" and cringe. Or they pretend to cringe just to keep their macho side up. But the truth is, there are some pretty incredible chick flicks that even men shouldn’t mind watching, actually, anyone with a heart can’t help … [Read More...]

From Downton Abbey to Happy Valley: UK TV Show Filming Locations

Let's face it. The UK has some of the best TV programs. Like me. you love Downton Abbey, Poldark, Sherlock, Happy Valley and most recently, The Night Manager.  We can't get enough of them. Between Masterpiece Theater, Netflix and a few handsome gentlemen … [Read More...]

All About Aidan Turner

You may not have noticed, but I have become completely Poldark obsessed.  Could it be that I missed Mad Men and Don Draper? Maybe it has something to do with the gorgeous Irish actor, Aidan Turner who plays the lead role of Ross Poldark. … [Read More...]

Emma Stone and Colin Firth Make Magic in the Moonlight

Let me start by saying how much I LOVE Emma Stone! Ever since I saw her in Easy A and The Help I have enjoyed watching her on screen. Not only is she a talented actress, Emma Stone is smart, perky, funny, and cute.  It's like Steve Carrell says in Crazy, … [Read More...]

7 Reasons You Should Watch Poldark

There are some television shows that just seem to gather a legend of loyal fans. They blog about them, tweet about and talk about them to anyone who will listen. Shows such as: Breaking Bad Games of Thrones Downton Abbey [And you know how I feel about … [Read More...]

Poldark Rides Again on PBS

Are you already missing the romantic adventures of Outlander's Claire and Jamie Frasier?  If the answer is yes, PBS and Masterpiece have a treat for you. Poldark, an all-new version of the vintage Masterpiece series Sundays, June 21 - August 2, 2015 at 9pm … [Read More...]

Dysfunctional Family Reunions

This is the time of year when families gather together for good food, beautifully wrapped gifts and to bask in the glow of familial love. At least that is what you hope for. But not everyone one gets to enjoy family reunions that look like something out of a … [Read More...]