Archives for November 2010

Clarabela’s Favorite Things

Oprah pulled out all the stops on her Favorite Things show this year. To celebrate her 25th and final year, Oprah did not one, but two Oprah's Favorite Things shows. I hate to admit it, but I am   jealous of those people. I have been watching the Oprah show for almost 20 years, I have read the Oprah's Book Club books, read O Magazine and lived vicariously though Oprah's … [Read more...]

New Chick Flicks: November 2010

This is a good month for chick flicks. Big names movies like Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls,  Fair Game with Naomi Watts and Sean Penn and the new Disney movie, Tangled. There is already Oscar talk about the intense performance of Kimberly Elise and Anika Noni Rose in For Colored Girls and James Franco in 127 Hours. As movie sites and movie studios warm up for the Oscar race, … [Read more...]

For Colored Girls: Tyler Perry’s Powerful New Chick Flick

For Colored Girl's the movie based on Shange's chorepoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf is now a powerful new chick flick with a cast of some of the best African-American actresses ever to grace the big screen and  is directed by Tyler Perry. Known more for his broad comedies featuring the audacious Madea, family dramas  like Why Did … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flicks Previews Morning Glory

When was the last time you saw Harrison Ford in a movie? Well he is back, starring with Rachel McAdams and  Diane Keaton in Morning Glory. Patrick Wilson and Jeff Goldblum also star. Rachel McAdams is Becky Fuller,  TV producer thrown into the job market when she loses her job. To make matters worse, her love life is at an all-time low. Becky is … [Read more...]