Archives for March 2009

New Chick Flicks On DVD: March 2009

Slumdog Millionaire If you missed this movie at the theater, please rent it and see why Slumdog Millionaire won the Academy Award for Best Picture. A simple story about  young man who grew up in the slums of Mumbai and becomes a contestant on the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. It is  also the survival story of two brothers, who become orphans at a very … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flicks Reviews Duplicity

du·plic·i·ty (n) 1: contradictory doubleness of thought, speech, or action ; especially : the be lying of one's true intentions by deceptive words or action 2: the quality or state of being double or twofold. The double cross 3: cool new spy vs. spy flick starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. After starring together in Closer in 2004, Clive and Julia are back together … [Read more...]

In Memory of Natasha Richardson

Just Chick Flicks offers our condolences to Liam Neeson and the family of actress Natasha Richardson. Natasha's Filmography Wild Child (2008)   -- Mrs. Kingsley Evening (2007)  --  Constance Haverford The Mastersons of Manhattan (2007) (TV)   -- Victoria Masterson The White Countess (2005)   -- Countess Sofia Belinskya Asylum (2005)   -- Stella Raphael Maid in … [Read more...]

Chick Flicks Goes ‘Green’: Irish Movies

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Pierce Brosnan and the release of the new U2 CD, here is my list of my favorite Irish movies. The Matchmaker Janeane Garofalo stars as Marcy, the assistant to the bumbling Senator John McGlory who wants to get the Irish vote for his re-election campaign by establishing his Irish roots. So off to Ireland she goes to find his long-lost … [Read more...]

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 a glass of wine to watch old movies on TCM. Instead I turned to my collection of old standby DVDs. What sounds good on a miserable night? aahhh...The The Princess Bride. Who doesn't love this movie? It has … [Read more...]

The Chick Flick Girl Wants to Know Why Do Men Love Scarface?

Why Do Men  LOVE These Movies? It's date night and your man is taking you out for dinner and a movie. That's great, but dinner is probably going to involve some or all the parts of a cow. Steak, burgers or ribs. And the movie is going to involve warfare, weaponry and blood. Lots of blood. Or maybe you have a less testosterone drive male. That's not going to change your … [Read more...]