Archives for October 2010

Noomi Rapace is The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest

The third installment in Stieg Larsen's trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest finds Lisbeth Salander injured and in deep trouble. I am in the middle of  reading the book, so I have to wait a while before I watch the movie, but here is a trailer to whet your appetite. I highly recommend  reading the books and watching the Swedish versions of The Girl with the Dragon … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flicks Reviews: RED

Today, I was in the mood for some action. An action movie that is, so I decided to check out RED, based on  cult graphic novels by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner and starring Bruce Willis, Mary Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren. It was refreshing to see this group of 'mature' actors as retired C.I.A. and MI-6 agents who are forced back into action by a secret hit … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flick Preview: For Colored Girls

Director Tyler Perry is known for his comedies and stage plays about African-American families, like Madea's Family Reunion, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Why Did I Get Married?, and I Can Do Bad All By Myself. Perry's next movie is the movie version of Ntozake Shange’s Obie Award-winning play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. The … [Read more...]

Life Lessons From Katharine Hepburn

This month The LAMB (Large Association of Movie Bloggers)  will highlight the performances  and distinguished career of one of my favorite actresses, Katharine Hepburn. I have written about The Philadelphia Story and my favorite Tracy - Hepburn films in previous blog posts. How can begin any conversation about classic chick flicks or even classic movies without including … [Read more...]

Chick Flicks on TV: Lifetime Movie Channel

The Lifetime Network and Lifetime Movie Channel feature programing for women, with a TV shows and movies for almost everyone's taste.  Since you love Chick Flicks, I know you are a fan of  Lifetime Network . I have a nice little contest for you. I am giving away some Lifetime Network DVDs. All you have to do to win is go the Just Chick Flick Facebook page and tell me what … [Read more...]

Mad Men Mondays: Season 4 Finale

Last night was the season 4 finale of Mad Men, episode 413-Tomorrowland. I decided to watch the show with my fellow MMaddicts (Mad Men Addicts) at the Angelika Film Center, which plays AMC's Rubicon and Mad Men every Sunday night. I usually like to watch  Mad Men at home, keeping Don Draper all to myself. But this night was special. So off I went to the Angelika to meet my … [Read more...]