Archives for May 2010

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 become one of the most beloved novels of many women, Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen is probably one  of the best-loved women authors of all time. She has been studied and analyzed. But perhaps we … [Read more...]

Pop…Six…Squish….Unh-uh…Cicero…Lipschitz

Glee...Everyone is talking about Glee. "I love Glee"..."Did you see what happen last night on Glee ?'.  Believe it or not I have never seen Glee. Oh the horror. Unfortunately, Glee is scheduled opposite Lost. I've watched Lost from the first season and still can't figure out what's happening. So, you can see why I can't miss an episode of Lost. More on that later. My … [Read more...]

Sex and the City 2: The Ultimate Chick Flick

Sex and the City Opens May 27 Writer Candace Bushnell's characters from the hugely popular HBO TV series, Sex and the City are back on the big screen for a second time. Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda are together again in another sexy story, but this time the 'city' isn't New York City, but Abu Dhabi. When the joys of marriage and family life become too much for … [Read more...]

New Chick Flicks Coming in May

This is going to be a great summer for movies. If  you like Romantic Comedies, Dramas, Sci-Fi or Action movies, you will have lots of movies to chose from, with all of your favorite stars releasing big movies in the next few months. Stay tuned to Just Chick Flicks for the reviews of these and other movies coming out this Summer. Here is a quick run down of some movies you won’t … [Read more...]

Stella Dallas: A Classic Chick Flick For Mother’s Day

Trying to narrow down all the chick flicks about mothers and daughters was not that easy. I have a few favorites and for some reason they all seem to be tearjerkers. Perhaps you have some favorites of your own. Stella Dallas is a classic chick flick about the sacrifices a mother makes for her daughter. Barbara Stanwyck stars as the working class girl with big plans, Stella … [Read more...]

Saying Good-Bye to Ugly Betty

Watch the final episode of Ugly Betty in the sidebar. The final episode of Ugly Betty aired last month, after 4 seasons on ABC. I was a fan of Ugly Betty from the very first episode.  The show premiered shortly after the release of The Devil Wears Prada, which caused some people to think Ugly Betty was based on the movie. However, Executive Producer, Salma Hayek helped bring … [Read more...]