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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 Norman Rockwell painting. Some of us may understand the sentiment from  Into the Woods: "The closer to the family, the … [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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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’ would eventually … [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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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...]