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Summer Blockbuster Season is Over! Bring On Oscar Season!

Nobody is going to deny that summer blockbuster season is fun but I--and I suspect I am not alone--am looking forward to a movie season in which women aren’t just arm candy. Fall movie season (also known as Oscar season) is great for a lot of reasons: the focus is on story and character, not CGI. If thousands of people are killed in a movie, it’s not glossed over, it’s a major … [Read More...]

Romantic Comedy

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The Princess Bride: The Perfect Chick Flick

It is pouring rain on a Friday night and my cable TV is not working. UGH! This is an epic tragedy. I was planning a nice evening snuggled under a warm  blankie, with … [Read More...]

Classic Chick Flicks

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Jane Austen: The Queen of Chick Lit

Born in 1775 in Hampshire, England and daughter of a clergyman, Jane Austen wrote her first story after a failed romance in 1799. The story, ‘First Impressions’ … [Read More...]

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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 maybe even her worst) roles. With her upcoming ABC television series, I decided to start off with … [Read More...]

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Life of Crime Giveaway

Life of Crime, the new caper comedy from legendary author Elmore Leonard starring Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins, Will Forte and Isla Fisher is coming to theaters, on demand and iTunes August 29th! To celebrate the release of Life Of Crime,  Just Chick … [Read More...]

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The Tears of a Clown: Saying Good-Bye to Robin Williams

Just Chick Flicks is generally dedicated to romantic comedies, actresses and women in the movies.  Today, I was unusually touched by the recent death of actor-comedian, Robin Williams. This man who was so funny, made us all laugh with his role as Mork from … [Read More...]

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Much Ado About Nothing (Whedon Does Shakespeare)

Do you remember those old Judy Garland and Micky Rooney movies? Like Strike Up the Band and Babes on Broadway. Whenever they got themselves into a jam or for almost any reason, they would gather together the neighborhood kids and put on a show. Somehow a bunch … [Read More...]

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Did You Miss These Summer Movies?

Everyone loves the BIG summer blockbusters like X-Men: Days of Future Past and or even Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Sometimes, however you want a little romance and a movie with a good story; maybe a little mystery with a handsome and frightening … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]