Archives for December 2009

The Chick Makes Some Changes

31 Steps to Build  A Better Blog You may have noticed a few changes to the Just Chick Flicks design.  Twelve months ago when I started writing about my favorite movies, I knew less than nothing about website design or blogging.  But I did a Google search on "blogging tips" and came up with Problogger.  Over the last few months I have learned so much about blogging from … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flicks Reviews The Princess & The Frog

Meet Tiana, Disney's New Princess The  classic fairy tale, The Frog Prince gets a modern-day retelling in Disney's  The Princess and the Frog.  Set in Jazz Age New Orleans, The Princess & The Frog is kind of a fractured  fairy tale. But in this tale the princess is not waiting for the prince to come and save her. Tiana  has her own dreams and is willing to work hard to … [Read more...]

Classic Chick Flicks 101: Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy

Adam's Rib Two attorneys, a husband and a wife. He is a regular guy and she is an independent modern woman, especially for 1949. They take on opposing sides of a case of attempted murder when a woman tries to shot her philandering husband and his girlfriend. The is the premise of Adam's Rib, one of the best of the Tracy-Hepburn films. Directed by George Cukor,  Adam's Rib … [Read more...]

December Preview: New Chick Flicks & More!

This is my favorite time of year - No, not for that. Because December is the best time of year for movie lovers. First of all, the movie studios usually release their big, Oscar-worthy movies at the end of the year just in time to be nominated by the Academy. Second, all the movies that we have loved during the year are now available on DVD and probably on sale! So let's … [Read more...]

Rob Marshall Directs An Oscar Winning Cast In Nine

Director Rob Marshall (Chicago) brings us another wonderful musical film,  Nine based on the Tony Award winning 1982 play and has an Award winning cast. Screenwriters Anthony Minghella and Michael Tolkin Kopit based their script on the  Italian  movie 8½ by film director Federico Fellini. An Oscar Winning Cast Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the famous Italian film director,  … [Read more...]