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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 ET on PBS. The handsome Irish actor, Aidan Turner (Mitchell on Being Human and Killi in The Hobbit) stars as Captain … [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) … [Read More...]

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You’ve Got Mail: A Classic Romance Comedy

In a few years we’ll be far enough away from the 90’s to declare the  films of that era “classics.” And when I say classic films, I’m referring to those in the vein of Breakfast at … [Read More...]

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4 Female Animation Movie Characters You Will Love

Heroines with a Difference Gone are the days when female characters in animated movies served purely decorative purposes and were little more than damsels in distress perpetually waiting to be rescued by Prince Charming. Today’s animated movies feature … [Read More...]

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Mad Men Season 7: The Beginning of the End

For the past seven years, I have spent my Sunday evenings with a brilliant ad man, Don Draper. Now it is all coming to an end. The drinking, the smoking, the cheating and the witty one-liners from Roger Sterling... soon they will be gone. This is the final … [Read More...]

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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...]

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5 Great Chicks Flicks to Watch with Your Guy

So you’ve met someone cool, have progressed past the first few dates and now it’s freezing outside, you have decided to forgo the pub/cinema/gig and hole up at home with a film and a glass of wine. Sadly for your man, this means watching a chick flick, or … [Read More...]

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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 … [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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